Chronic Pain and Selective Attention to Pain Arousing Daily Activity Pictures: Evidence From an Eye Tracking Study.

Citation data:

Basic and clinical neuroscience, ISSN: 2008-126X, Vol: 8, Issue: 6, Page: 467-478

Publication Year:
2017

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PMID:
29942430
DOI:
10.29252/nirp.bcn.8.6.467
Author(s):
Mahmoodi-Aghdam, Masoumeh; Dehghani, Mohsen; Ahmadi, Mehrnoosh; Khorrami Banaraki, Anahita; Khatibi, Ali
Publisher(s):
Negah Scientific Publisher
article description
According to the pain research literature, attentional bias for pain is the mechanism responsible for the development and maintenance of fear of pain in patients with chronic pain. However, there is still some debate about the exact mechanism and the role of faster engagement versus difficulty in disengagement in the development of attentional bias.