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April 8, 1950

The Mental and Physical Effects of Pain

JAMA. 1950;142(14):1114. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02910320076038

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This little booklet presents a competent review of this complex and important problem. Pain is a universal human (and probably all animal) experience. A more complete understanding of its causes and consequences is of great importance both for the doctor and the patient.

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