PAIN - Psychology 101 Health Psychology Exam 1 Thursday Feb...

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1 Psychology 101 Health Psychology Professor David Sherman Class #9 Pain “On the plus side, you’ve cured my back pain.” Exam 1 Thursday Feb 7, 2-3:15, Chem 1179, Bring Pink Parscore DS office hours: Today, 1-2, 3:30-4:30 No office hours Wednesday, Thursday – DS, DB will not be at exam on Thursday Practice exam questions posted Thursday – See also textbook web page Exam: 50 questions, multiple choice, roughly equal between text/reader and lectures covered on test). Congenital Insensitivity to Pain with Anhidrosis (CIPA) • Completely unable to sense pain or extreme temperatures • Mom: “I’d give anything, absolutely anything for Ashlyn to feel pain.” What is Pain? Pain: A conscious experience – Pain can occur without a pain stimulus (like a needle poking into your skin). – A pain stimulus doesn’t always cause pain. – A person can be in pain without exhibiting pain behaviors (like groaning). – A person can exhibit pain behaviors without being in pain. What is Suffering? Suffering: An emotional response – Suffering can happen in the absence of pain – Pain can happen without suffering
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2 What is Nociception? Nociceptors:
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PAIN - Psychology 101 Health Psychology Exam 1 Thursday Feb...

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