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January 27, 2023

Pain Med


Preserved distraction analgesia but greater impact of pain on task performance in old compared with young subjects.


Lithfous S, Després O, Devanne J, Pebayle T, Dufour A
Pain Med. 2022 Dec 26.
PMID: 36571502.


In this study, we compared two working memory conditions to study the analgesic effect of a distraction in elderly versus young people and the effect of pain on performance on the distracting task.