Study: Chronic pain is determined by emotions

Posted at 9:54 AM, Jul 02, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-02 09:54:52-04

According to a story from The Telegraph, scientists say the emotional state of the brain can explain why different individuals do not respond the same way to similar injuries.

Some recover fully while others remain in constant pain.

Brain scan studies showed for the first time how chronic pain emerges as a result of an emotional response to an injury.

Click here for the full report on The Telegraph.