Monday, November 28, 2011

Teaching Patients To Ease Their Own Pain

Already, neuroscientists know that how people perceive pain is highly individual, involving heredity, stress, anxiety, fear, depression, previous experience and general health. Motivation also plays a huge role—and helps explain why a gravely wounded soldier can ignore his own pain to save his buddies while someone who is depressed may feel incapacitated by a minor sprain. more

1 comment:

Matt Normand said...

Not great, but the article does have a few interesting bits of information about a complex subject.