then a signal is sent to the brain and that is when

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Unformatted text preview: send certain signals to the brain -Variability between individuals and how pain is perceived -There is a neural pain gate that controls the signals sent to the brain -Explains the differences in how pain is perceived -Recognizes the biopsychosocial factors of how pain is perceived -Importance of context from when people are experiencing the pain leads to anxiety leads to depression back pain migrane/headaches arthritis (degenerative disease) -Not a valid assumption b/c correlation is low. There is a lot in the psychological level that needs to be recognized -Reflecting a reductionistic approach. The need to reduce everything to a specific cause -Treatment and studying pain is very difficult, it is hard to be very specific -Invasive interventions -Can have complic...
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