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Pain and the control of pain : pain transmission, regulation and management
Contents: Areas of the brain stimulated by different kinds of pain stimuli -- Mechanisms of activation in the thalamus and cortex -- The spinothalamic tract -- Physiological differences between different parts of the spinothalamic tract -- Superficial dorsal horn -- Response to temperature -- Laminar 1 vs. deep laminar neurons of origin -- Evidence against a separate thalamic nucleus specific to pain and thermal sensation -- Activity in the thalamic relay to cortex -- Single unit and microstimulation analysis of somatic sensory thalamus -- Stimulus evoked spike trains composed of single spikes and bursts -- Thalamocortical non-linearities -- Thalamocortical circuitry -- Binary, labelled non-linear and analog pathways traversing the thalamus: what are the cortical targets? -- Transmission of visceral signals in the spinal cord -- Effects of thalamic lesions -- Distribution of LEPs -- Is there nociceptive input to the cortical projection zone.
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