Discounting future pain: Effects on self-reported pain
AbstractEmpirical results are presented showing that people who acknowledge pain anticipation when expecting an injury experience higher sensitivity to pain (GREP, Robinson et al., 2001). The positive correlation between sensitivity and anticipation is highly significant. However, no relationship is found between anticipation and pain endurance.
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- Pablo Brañas-Garza & María Paz Espinosa & María Repolles, 2010.
"Time discounting (d) and pain anticipation: Experimental evidence,"
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- Brañas Garza, Pablo & Repollés Pro, María & Espinosa Alejos, María Paz, 2010. "Time discounting (delta) and pain anticipation: Experimental evidence," DFAEII Working Papers 2010-10, University of the Basque Country - Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II.
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