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PainSci » bibliography » Holmes et al 1952
Tags: back pain, mind, pain problems, spine

Two pages on PainSci cite Holmes 1952: 1. The Complete Guide to Low Back Pain2. Does anxiety cause back pain?

PainSci notes on Holmes 1952:

Sarno writes of this paper: “Subsequently I found another paper, written by Drs. Holmes and Wolff, both well-known pioneers in the study of pain, that related life situations, emotions and backaches. From this paper came the idea that reduced blood circulation might be the physical basis for [low back pain].”

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