Neurological effects of chronic pain

Marwan N. Baliki, A. Vania Apkarian*

*Corresponding author for this work

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9 Scopus citations


Studies of neurobiological changes that occur in patients with chronic pain are described. These include grey matter loss, effects on emotional processing and learning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)59-61
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 19 2007


  • Chronic pain
  • Emotions
  • Grey matter
  • Learning
  • Neurobiological changes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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