Emotion, Pain, and Physical Illness

  • Howard Leventhal
  • Deborah Everhart
Part of the Emotions, Personality, and Psychotherapy book series (CISJ)


Leventhal and Everhart make it quite clear that pain and the emotions associated with it play a significant part in the development and well-being of the physical and social self. Their emphasis is on the contribution of emotions to the subjective experience of pain, and the explanatory model that has been developed by Leventhal and his colleagues pushes back the frontier of research on pain and pain-emotion-cognition interactions.


Physical Illness Noxious Stimulus Cold Pressor Sensory Model Pain Tolerance 
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  • Howard Leventhal
    • 1
  • Deborah Everhart
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WisconsinMadisonUSA

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