J4 ›› 2011, Vol. 46 ›› Issue (10): 171-177.
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Pain, including persistent chronic pain, not only has a strong negative affection but is also intimately related to fear, anxiety and depression. The amygdala is believed to be a key subcortical structure involved in emotional affective behavior including the emotional responses to pain. Our recent studies show the evidence that amygdala plays a key role in pain and pain-related affective and cognitive disorders.
amygdala; pain; anxiety; cognitive impairment
JI Guang-chen. The role of amygdala in pain and pain-related affective and cognitive disorders[J].J4, 2011, 46(10): 171-177.
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