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  • Pain
    • definitions of pain
      • because pain is a very personal experience it is impossible for us to know precisely what someone else's pain feels like
      • pain is always subjective
      • pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage.
    • neuropathic pain
  • chronic pain
    • persists beyond the expected time of healing
    • Pain
      • definitions of pain
        • because pain is a very personal experience it is impossible for us to know precisely what someone else's pain feels like
        • pain is always subjective
        • pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage.
      • neuropathic pain
  • is a combination of tissue damage, pain and anxiety
  • acute pain
    • is a combination of tissue damage, pain and anxiety
  • lasts longer than 3 months
    • chronic pain
      • persists beyond the expected time of healing
  • noxious stimuli
  • spinal inhibition gaba
    • reduced perception of pain
      • endogenous opioid system
        • pain impulse inhibited by
          • descending system: serotonin
          • spinal inhibition gaba
            • reduced perception of pain
              • endogenous opioid system
                • pain impulse inhibited by
                  • descending system: serotonin
  • burning
    • phantom pain
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