Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Affective Analgesia

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_118

Definition

Affective Analgesia is the preferential suppression of the emotional reaction of humans and animals to noxious stimulation.

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