Chronic pain and depression are linked by brain gene changes
Painful news: anxiety and chronic pain go together but how?Blend Images/SuperstockBy Anil AnanthaswamyPeople who have chronic pain are more likely to experience mood disorders, but it’s not clear how this happens. Now a study in mice has found that chronic pain can induce genetic changes in brain regions that are linked to depression and anxiety, a...
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