Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Affective Responses

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_120

Definition

Changes in mood or emotion-related behaviors elicited by noxious stimuli. Examples of these responses include aggressive behavior and freezing.

 Spinohypothalamic Tract, Anatomical Organization and Response Properties

 Spinothalamic Neuron

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