Identification of a Novel Neural Circuit for Depressive Symptoms in Chronic Pain

People with chronic pain (pain that lasts longer than three months) commonly also present with depressive symptoms. The combination of pain and depression can make it complicated for these patients to receive treatment, as depressive symptoms may result in longer-lasting and more intense pain. There are suggestions that the dysfunction of the brain’s serotonin system…

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Lincoln M. Tracy
Research Fellow and Freelance Writer