Beyond nociception: the imprecision hypothesis of chronic pain : PAIN

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Beyond nociception

the imprecision hypothesis of chronic pain

Moseley, G. Lorimera,b,*; Vlaeyen, Johan W. S.c,d

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PAIN 156(1):p 35-38, January 2015. | DOI: 10.1016/j.pain.0000000000000014

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The Imprecision Hypothesis: The precision with which antinociceptive multisensory information about a painful event is encoded in the brain determines the degree to which pain will generalize to similar events.

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