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Human Studies

2022 Oct 25

Neurophysiol Clin

Sympathetic skin response as an objective tool to estimate stimulus-associated arousal in a human model of hyperalgesia.


Salameh C, Perchet C, Hagiwara K, Garcia-Larrea L
Neurophysiol Clin. 2022 Oct 25.
PMID: 36307311.


Pain is a private experience, whose assessment relies on subjective self-reporting. Inaccurate communication renders pain evaluation unreliable in individuals with alteration of consciousness, lack of verbal interaction, cognitive dysfunction or simple malingering, hence the importance of developing reliable objective assessment tools.