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Central modulators of human pain: Effects of oxytocin, exam stress, breathing exercises and transcranial magnetic stimulation

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Zunhammer, Matthias (2014) Central modulators of human pain: Effects of oxytocin, exam stress, breathing exercises and transcranial magnetic stimulation. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Abstract (English)

The available means to control human pain are insufficient, novel mechanisms of pain modulation must be explored and understood. This cumulative dissertation comprises four studies, which explored potential means to modulate pain in the central nervous system. An overview on the current understanding of pain, its basic mechanisms, and its known modulators is provided. Study 1 tested if a high ...


Translation of the abstract (German)

Die zur Verfügung stehenden Möglichkeiten der Schmerzlinderung beim Menschen sind unzureichend. Die Mechanismen der Schmerzmodulation müssen erforscht und besser verstanden werden. Die folgende Arbeit gibt zunächst einen Überblick über das gegenwärtige Verständnis des Schmerzes, seine zugrunde liegenden Mechanismen und Modulatoren. In Studie 1 dieser Arbeit wurde bei 36 männlichen Probanden ...


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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:12 November 2014
Referee:Prof. Dr. Mark Greenlee and Prof. Dr. Andreas Mühlberger
Date of exam:19 September 2014
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie
Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie > Lehrstuhl für Psychologie I (Allgemeine Psychologie I und Methodenlehre) - Prof. Dr. Mark W. Greenlee
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Keywords:pain, oxytocin, functional magnetic resonance imaging, exam stress, breathing exercises, transcranial magnetic stimulation, cerebellum, Schmerz, Oxytocin, functionelle Magnetresonanz Tomographie, Prüfungsstress, Atemübungen, transkranielle Magnetstimulation, Kleinhirn
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Deposited on:12 Nov 2014 13:43
Last modified:12 Nov 2014 13:43
Item ID:30919
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