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Project: Do emotions affect mechanical pain thresholds?

The aim of this study is to investigate whether different emotional states could affect the perception of mechanical pain thresholds in different areas of the body in pain-free individuals.

Project information

Project manager
Helena Gunnarsson
Other project members
Jalal Safipour, Gunilla Lindqvist, Linnaeus University
Participating organizations
Linnaeus University
1 Sep 2023–31 Dec 2025
Pain and psychology (Department of health and caring sciences, Department of psychology, Faculty of health and life sciences)

The project is part of the research in the Pain research group.