Pain and Touch

Other | September 1, 1996

byKruger, Lawrence, Lawrence Kruger

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An explosion of advances in the area of tactile perception and pain led to the development of this comprehensive, state-of-the-art text on basic research and clinical practice. Equal parts psychology and neuroscience,Pain and Touchcovers peripheral cutaneous tactile information processing, sensory mapping, tactile exploratory behavior, neurophysiology of nociception and nociceptors in pain research, clinical scaling methods for psychophysics of pain, and paincontrol, pathology, and therapeutics.

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An explosion of advances in the area of tactile perception and pain led to the development of this comprehensive, state-of-the-art text on basic research and clinical practice. Equal parts psychology and neuroscience,Pain and Touchcovers peripheral cutaneous tactile information processing, sensory mapping, tactile exploratory behavior,...

Format:OtherDimensions:394 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:September 1, 1996Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080538339

ISBN - 13:9780080538334

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Table of Contents

J.C. Stevens and B.G. Green, History of Research on Touch.
J.D. Greenspan and S.J. Bolanowski, The Psychophysics of Tactile Perception and Its Peripheral Physiological Basis.
H. Burton and R. Sinclair, Somatosensory Cortex and Tactile Perceptions.
E.R. Perl and L. Kruger, Nociception and Pain: Evolution of Concepts and Observations.
B. Lynn and E.R. Perl, Afferent Mechanisms of Pain.
R.H. Gracely and B.D. Naliboff, Measurement of Pain Sensation.
C.R. Chapman and M. Stillman, Pathological Pain.
R.K. Portenoy, Control of Pathological Pain.
Chapter References.
Index.