Enhanced Brain Responses to Pain-Related Words in Chronic Back Pain Patients and Their Modulation by Current Pain

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Ritter, Alexander ; Franz, Marcel ; Puta, Christian ; Dietrich, Caroline ; Miltner, Wolfgang H. R. ; Weiss, Thomas (2016)
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: Healthcare, volume 4, issue 3 (issn: 2227-9032, eissn: 2227-9032)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/healthcare4030054, pmc: PMC5041055
  • Subject: R | chronic back pain | semantic processing | current pain | Medicine | fMRI | Article

Previous functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies in healthy controls (HC) and pain-free migraine patients found activations to pain-related words in brain regions known to be activated while subjects experience pain. The aim of the present study was to iden... View more
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