Experimental pain responses in children with chronic pain and in healthy children: how do they differ?

TitleExperimental pain responses in children with chronic pain and in healthy children: how do they differ?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsTsao, JCI, Evans S, Seidman LC, Zeltzer LK
JournalPain research & management : the journal of the Canadian Pain Society = journal de la société canadienne pour le traitement de la douleur
Volume17
Issue2
Pagination103-9
Date Published2012 Mar-Apr
ISSN1203-6765
KeywordsAdolescent, Afferent Pathways, Blood Pressure, Child, Chronic Pain, Cold Temperature, Female, Heart Rate, Hot Temperature, Humans, Male, Pain Threshold, Pressure, Questionnaires
Abstract

Extant research comparing laboratory pain responses of children with chronic pain with healthy controls is mixed, with some studies indicating lower pain responsivity for controls and others showing no differences. Few studies have included different pain modalities or assessment protocols.

DOI10.1002/cncr.25688
Alternate JournalPain Res Manag