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Axia College Material Appendix E Pain Matrix Sarafino (2006) noted that “people are more likely to seek medical treatment without delay if they feel pain” (p. 292). Pain is not pleasant, but it is a necessary response for us to know when something is wrong, allowing us to limit damage to our bodies. There are many types and sources of pain. It is a sense that we experience in varying degrees of intensity, depending upon the individual. Some individuals have a rare condition called congenital analgesia, where they are unable to feel any type of pain. Most of these people die young because, without pain, the seriousness of their life-threatening injuries or illnesses go undetected, eventually leading to death (Kalb et al, 2003). Directions: Refer to Ch. 11 of the text as you fill in the chart, using your own words to describe different kinds of pain and their causes. Pain event Description of pain event (Answer in 1 to 2 sentences) Origin of pain event (physiological,
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Unformatted text preview: psychological, or both) Referred pain Pain that is felt in one part of the body but is in another area of the body. Pain in the shoulder could be caused by gallstones. physiological Organic pain Pain that is caused by a disorder. both Pain disorder (somatoform disorder) The pain a person feels comes from a psychological issue. psychological Phantom limb pain A pain that coms from a body part that is not there. It’s once said that the pain was psychological, but now it’s a real sensation, which comes from the spinal cord and brain. Psychogenic pain A pain disorder that is associated with psychological issues. psychological References Kalb, C., Springen, K., Raymond, J., & Underwood, A. (2003, May 15). “Taking a New Look at Pain.” Newsweek (Atlantic Edition ), 141 (20). Retrieved April 5, 2007, from EBSCOhost. Sarafino, E. P. (2006). Health psychology: Biopsychosocial interactions (5th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. HCA 250...
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