Emotional And Psychological Pain Exhibited

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Emotional/Psychological Pain Exhibiting Itself in a Physical Manifestation
Henry E. Reese Jr
University of Houston Emotional/Psychological Pain Exhibiting Itself in a Physical Manifestation
Pain is a controversial topic, and is understood as a comprehensive, relative experience. In the healthcare field, practitioners and clinicians are sometimes skeptic of patients whom experience pain when there is no physical evidence or history of medical procedures. No one alike experiences pain the same way, even if two persons with the same type of pain could have different nociception or perception of pain. The nature of pain defined according to the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) subcommittee on taxonomy (1979, p.250) “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage.” Meaning, there is potential or physical damage of tissue that can be seen as concrete evidence as well as, psychological pain described by some patients in a metaphoric sense of somewhat poetic measures e.g. burning, stabbing, drilling, or ripping apart. The understanding of pain is individual and subjective, but other factors influence the experience of pain.
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Emotion is a convoluted state of reactions accompanied by physiological and psychological changes that impact thought or behavior. Recognize, no single emotion can be consolidated to a…
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