Learning and Unlearning of Pain
AbstractThis review provides an overview of learning mechanisms and memory aspects for the development of chronic pain. Pain can be influenced in important ways by an individual’s personality, by family, and by the sociocultural environment in which they live. Therefore, learning mechanisms can explain why pain experience and pain behavior can increase or decrease. Linking pain with positive consequences or removing negative consequences can contribute significantly to the chronification of pain. We will provide an overview of treatment options that use the characteristics of extinction. Operant extinction training and cognitive behavioral approaches show promising results for the treatment of chronic pain. View Full-Text
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Cordier, L.; Diers, M. Learning and Unlearning of Pain. Biomedicines 2018, 6, 67.
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Cordier, Larissa; Diers, Martin. 2018. "Learning and Unlearning of Pain." Biomedicines 6, no. 2: 67.
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