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Discounting future pain: Effects on self-reported pain

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Author(s): Pablo Brañas-Garza | Maria P. Espinosa | Maria Repolles Pro

Journal: Neuroscience & Medicine
ISSN 2158-2912

Volume: 01;
Issue: 01;
Start page: 14;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Discounting | Pain anticipation | Sensitivity and endurance

ABSTRACT
Empirical results are presented showing that people who acknowledge pain anticipation when expecting an injury experience higher sensitivity to pain (GREP, Robinson et al., 2001). The positive correlation between sensitivity and anticipation is highly significant. However, no relationship is found between anticipation and pain endurance.
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