Suggestion and Pain in Migraine: A Study by Laser Evoked Potentials
In controls suggestion influenced cortical pain processing and subjective pain rating, while in migraine a peculiar pattern of cortical activation contrasted external cues in order to maintain the basal hyper-algesia. This scarce influence of induced suggestion on pain experience seemed to characterize patients with more severe migraine and central sensitization.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Neurophysiopathology of Pain Unit, Neuroscience and Sensory Systems Department, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Policlinico General Hospital, Neurological Building, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11 70124 Bari, Italy.
Publication date: 2012-03-01
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