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Dokumenttyp:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Autor(en):
Otti, Alexander; Noll-Hussong, Michael 
Titel:
Acupuncture-Induced Pain Relief and the Human Brain’s Default Mode Network – an Extended View of Central Effects of Acupuncture Analgesia 
Abstract:
As a complementary medical procedure, acupuncture has a significant impact on the treatment of acute and chronic pain. Though the physiological mechanisms behind this method are still unclear, acupuncture has been claimed to rely also on changes in the central nervous system. Recent functional imaging studies indicate that the so-called default mode network (DMN) which consists of cortical midline structures and lateral parietal regions plays an important role in these processes. This brief over...    »
 
Stichworte:
Acupuncture; CNS; Neurobiology; Default mode network 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Forschende Komplementärmedizin / Research in Complementary Medicine 
Jahr:
2012 
Band / Volume:
19 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
197--201 
Verlag / Institution:
S. Karger GmbH 
Verlagsort:
Freiburg, Germany 
Print-ISSN:
1661-4127 
E-ISSN:
1661-4127 
Hinweise:
Dieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFG-geförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich. This publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.