What is pain? Since 1979, physical pain has been defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage” . So, even in the context of specifically physical pain, it is widely accepted that there are affective (emotional) dimensions alongside the sensory perceptions.
|Title of host publication||Digital mammography|
|Subtitle of host publication||a holistic approach|
|Editors||Peter Hogg, Judith Kelly, Claire Mercer|
|Publisher||Springer International Publishing|
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|