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*  Tail flick test
When the animal flicks its tail, the timer stops and the recorded time (latency) is a measure of the pain threshold. Alternate ... Researchers testing the effectiveness of drugs on the pain threshold often use the tail flick test to measure the extent to ... The tail flick test is a test of the pain response in animals, similar to the hot plate test. It is used in basic pain research ... The tail flick test is one test to measure heat-induced pain in animals. This reflexive response is an indicator of pain ...
*  Hyperalgesia
"Methylprednisolone and Ketorolac rapidly reduce hyperalgesia around a skin burn injury and increase pressure pain thresholds". ... This occurs where the pain fibres synapse to pain pathway, the periaqueductal grey. Amplification in the spinal cord may be ... July 2008). "Usefulness of antidepressants for improving the neuropathic pain-like state and pain-induced anxiety through ... Long-term opioid (e.g. heroin, morphine) users and those on high-dose opioid medications for the treatment of chronic pain, may ...
*  Chronic pain
... leading to a permanent reduction in the threshold for pain. Chronic pain of different etiologies has been characterized as a ... Chronic visceral pain: pain originating in an internal organ. Chronic musculoskeletal pain: pain originating in the bones, ... Chronic pain is pain that lasts a long time. In medicine, the distinction between acute and chronic pain is sometimes ... Pain intensity, pain control, and resiliency to pain are influenced by different levels and types of social support that a ...
*  Threshold of pain
The threshold of pain or pain threshold is the point along a curve of increasing perception of a stimulus at which pain begins ... Different values for pain threshold pressure level and pain threshold pressure are found in the literature: Absolute threshold ... It is not the pain threshold (which is internal/subjective) but the temperature at which the pain threshold was crossed (which ... A nominal figure for the threshold of pain is 130 decibels ... Some sources quote 120 dB as the pain threshold ...
*  Jason Nahrung
reprinted in Australian Dark Fantasy and Horror Vol.3. "Pain Threshold", (2006), Agog! Ripping Reads, Agog! Press. reprinted in ...
*  Lyle H. Lanier
In the 1940s, Lanier was chair of the Department of Psychology at Vassar College, where he showed that the pain threshold ... Registration required (help)). Lanier, Lyle H. (January 8, 1943). "Variability in the Pain Threshold". Science. 97 (2506): 49- ... some felt more pain than others. In 1947, Lanier took a leave of absence from Vassar College and served as the executive ... coming to the conclusion that the level of electric current to inflict pain depended on the specific individual: ...
*  Isodicentric 15
A high pain threshold is often observed. If speech develops, it is often echolalic but some individuals do grasp some language ...
*  The Tortured
Reed, Rex (13 June 2012). "The Tortured Leaves Audience Past Pain Threshold". The New York Observer. Retrieved 8 September 2012 ...
*  Flo Hyman
I had to recognize my pain threshold. When I hit the floor, I have to realize it's not as if I broke a bone. Pushing yourself ...
*  Performance-enhancing substance
Painkillers allow performance beyond the usual pain threshold. Some painkillers raise blood pressure, increasing oxygen supply ...
*  List of Ig Nobel Prize winners
Tommaso, M. D.; Sardaro, M.; Livrea, P. (2008). "Aesthetic value of paintings affects pain thresholds". Consciousness and ... for painstakingly creating the Schmidt sting pain index, which rates the relative pain people feel when stung by various ... Ashdown, H. F.; D'Souza, N.; Karim, D.; Stevens, R. J.; Huang, A.; Harnden, A. (December 2012). "Pain over speed bumps in ... Art: Marina de Tommaso, Michele Sardaro, and Paolo Livrea, for measuring the relative pain people suffer while looking at an ...
*  Delayed onset muscle soreness
Exercise increases pain thresholds and pain tolerance. This effect, called exercise-induced analgesia, is known to occur in ... The soreness is perceived as a dull, aching pain in the affected muscle, often combined with tenderness and stiffness. The pain ... within muscle connective tissues are stimulated and cause the sensation of pain. Another explanation for the pain associated ... This build-up of lactic acid was thought to be a toxic metabolic waste product that caused the perception of pain at a delayed ...
*  Endorphins
"Social laughter is correlated with an elevated pain threshold". Proceedings: Biological Sciences. 279 (1731): 1161-7. doi: ... The principal function of endorphins is to inhibit the transmission of pain signals; they may also produce a feeling of ... Endorphins are naturally produced in response to pain, but their production can also be triggered by various human activities. ... a 2011 study showed that attendees at a comedy club showed increased resistance to pain. Endorphins are suspected to play a ...
*  Laughter yoga
A study by Oxford University found that pain thresholds become "significantly higher" after laughter, compared to the control ... Social laughter is correlated with an elevated pain threshold , Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological ...
*  History of the National Health Service
... suggested that watching comedy videos may raise people's pain thresholds, when watched in a group. This effect did not hold ... "Social laughter is correlated with an elevated pain threshold". Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological ...
*  Depolarizing pre-pulse
Therefore, in environments in which the pain threshold is difficult to discern, it may be sufficient to deliver a relatively ... Poletto CJ, Van Doren CL (2002). "Elevating Pain Thresholds in Humans Using Depolarizing Prepulses". IEEE Transactions on ... Poletto and Van Doren, is to elevate the pain thresholds associated with electrocutaneous stimulation. Electrocutaneous ... As the DPP amplitude is increased from zero to near threshold, the resulting increase in threshold current will grow as well. ...
*  Shock collar
Individual animals vary in their temperaments and pain thresholds; a shock that seems mild to one dog may be severe to another ... These collars rely on physical discomfort or even pain to teach the dog what not to do. They suppress the unwanted behavior but ... The preponderance of scientific evidence suggests that [electrical stimulation] escape/avoidance and pain reduction should ... "They connected the pain of the electric shock with little dogs because of the first time I used the collar. The day that ...
*  Shape (comics)
The Shape has a high physical pain threshold, and superhuman durability. He is not invulnerable; certain extreme physical ...
*  Behavioural synchrony
... behavioural synchrony is correlated with elevated pain thresholds". Biology Letters. 6 (1): 106-108. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2009.0670 ...
*  Euphoria
... behavioural synchrony is correlated with elevated pain thresholds". Biol. Lett. 6 (1): 106-8. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2009.0670. PMC ... Staats PS, Silverman SM (2016). Controlled Substance Management in Chronic Pain: A Balanced Approach. Springer. p. 77. ISBN ... reducing pain and causing general euphoria. ... Based upon a large effect size, the results confirmed the endorphins hypothesis ... experience a characteristic aura before the onset of migraine head pain.... A much larger proportion of patients describe ...
*  Neurobiological effects of physical exercise
... behavioural synchrony is correlated with elevated pain thresholds". Biol. Lett. 6 (1): 106-108. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2009.0670. PMC ... in turn producing euphoria and pain relief. A meta-analytic review found that exercise significantly increases the secretion of ...
*  Dynamic range
A nominal figure for the threshold of pain is 130 decibels ... Some sources quote 120 dB as the pain threshold Franks, John R ... The practical dynamic range could be said to be from the threshold of hearing to the threshold of pain [130 dB] "DXOmark Sensor ... the threshold for pain is between 120 and 140 dB SPL. "How The Ear Works". www.soundonsound.com. Archived from the original on ... Nave, Carl R. (2006). "Threshold of Pain". HyperPhysics. SciLinks. Archived from the original on 2009-07-06. Retrieved 2009-06- ...
*  Morphine
Following hind-paw incision, pain thresholds and cytokine production were measured. Normally, cytokine production in and around ... It can be taken for both acute pain and chronic pain. It is frequently used for pain from myocardial infarction and during ... It is also used for pain due to myocardial infarction and for labor pains. Its duration of analgesia is about three to seven ... the drug is rarely available even for relieving severe pain while dying.[citation needed] Experts in pain management attribute ...
*  Dolorimeter
Hot plate test Dol Pain scale Pain threshold Pain tolerance Schmidt sting pain index Stedman's Medical Dictionary 2004 Houghton ... A dolorimeter is an instrument used to measure pain threshold and pain tolerance. Dolorimetry has been defined as "the ... The Problem of Pain, Time magazine, July 30, 1956. Thermally Induced Pain, the Dol Scale, and the Psychophysical Power Law, ... the pain sensations did not intensify even if the heat was increased. They developed a pain scale, called the "Hardy-Wolff- ...
*  Cameron Stauth
... www.amazon.com/TheEndPain.The End of Pain- Amazon.com../dp/1771640189. Linda Tarr Kent, "Pain Thresholds," Livestrong, June 14 ... These books include Brain Longevity, What Happy People Know, and The End of Pain. Stauth wrote two other medical books with ... Khalsa, The Pain Cure, which described natural biomedical and mind-body therapies for chronic pain, and Meditation as Medicine ... Peter Wehling, M.D., PhD., and Christian Renna, D.O. "The End of Pain," p. 143, 2009, ...
*  Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs
The Preamble notes that "the medical use of narcotic drugs continues to be indispensable for the relief of pain and suffering ... which mandate capital punishment for offenses involving amounts over a certain threshold. Singapore mandates the death penalty ... believe the opium supply in this country could go a long way to easing the pain relief needs of sufferers in emerging countries ... to meet the country's pain relief needs. As such, 77% of the world's poppy-based medicine supplies are used by only six ...
*  Perthes test
This is a more objective test as it does not depend on patient's pain threshold.. ... If the deep system is incompetent, the patient will feel pain in the leg. This test is sometimes referred to as the Delbet- ...