Is Pain All In The Mind?

From The Times Online
July 26, 2008

New research shows why some people are better at coping with pain than others.

Pain is a simple enough concept to grasp. You stub your toe, shout, perhaps utter a few expletives, rub it better and it eventually fades. But neuroscientists are realising that pain is much more complex than anyone thought possible, comprising not just physical sensations, but emotional ones too. More…