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Outline Theories about the experience of ‘Pain’.
Pain has been experienced by everyone regardless of age, gender or economic status.
Pain is usually described as unfavorable experience that has a lasting emotional and
disabling influence on the individual. Theories that explain and assist in
understanding what pain is, how it originates and why we feel it are the Specificity
theory, Pattern Theory and Gate theory. In this paper I will attempt to demonstrate my
understanding of the theories and also will be critically analyzing the theories about
the experience of pain by incorporating relevant concepts from literature and relating
it to psychology.
Pain has been described with a wide range of different words. McCaffery (cited in
Adams and Bromley, p192, 1998 ) simply states that the experience of pain as being
“what the experiencing person says it is, existing when he says it does”. This
definition by McCaffery s...
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