Is pain physical, mental, or both? 5 page university level essay

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In your essay, weigh the evidence of all five (5) essays in the reading set. Be sure to discuss different forms of treatment for pain, successful and unsuccessful, discussed in the reading set.
In your analysis, be sure to explain what pain is, and how it works neurologically. You also may wish to address the following: What are the effects of music, massage, and exercise upon the experience of pain? What do these effects suggest about the nature of pain? What is the role of the brain in perception of pain? Why, according to Fields, does the meaning of pain affect the experience of pain? Why does symbolic representation have an effect upon the experience of pain? Why does a person's emotional state have an effect upon the experience of pain?In addition, define and employ key terms that seem to be central to the arguments of your sources and, therefore, to yourargument as well. Primary among these key terms is “pain.” Other key terms that might help you with your argument are:
chronic pain, pain management, analgesia, nociceptive pain, protective pain, maladaptive pain, somatic pain, emotional pain, non-pharmacological intervention, meaning; symbolic representation.

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