Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Chronic pain: Model of psychosomatic disorder (review)

Year: 2011, volume 7 Issue: №4 Pages: 887-893
Heading: Neurology Article type: Review
Authors: Chernus N.P.
Organization: First Moscow State Medical University n.a. I.M. Sechenov

The article presents a detailed review on epidemiology, pathogenesis and interrelation of serotonin neuromedia-tor metabolism in the central nervous system in state of chronic pain and depression. It has been demonstrated that neurophysiological conditions serve as psychological defense of an individual. That mechanism has been proved to «transform» serious emotions onto the inner level (body) and it assists in the development of psychosomatic disorders — chronic pain syndrome

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