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Pain

  • By: Jarred Younger, Daena Watcha & Sean Mackey
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Pain is an unpleasant, subjective experience that typically accompanies physical or psychological distress. Pain is usually described as being either nociceptive (in response to actual or potential tissue damage) or neuropathic (caused by dysregulated nervous system activity).

Numerous treatments for both ...

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