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Pain Research and Treatment
Volume 2013, Article ID 515730, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/515730
Research Article

Virtual Visual Effect of Hospital Waiting Room on Pain Modulation in Healthy Subjects and Patients with Chronic Migraine

1Biomedical, Neuroscience and Sensory System Department, Bari Aldo Moro University, Policlinico General Hospital, Piazza Giulio Cesare, 11 70124 Bari, Italy
2Automation and Control Unit, Informatic Engignery Division, Cetma Consortium Mesagne, Appia Way No. 7, 72100 Brindisi, Italy
3Antonaci and Partner Studio, Mazzini Place, 73100 Lecce, Italy

Received 10 November 2012; Revised 17 December 2012; Accepted 17 December 2012

Academic Editor: S. Evers

Copyright © 2013 Marina de Tommaso et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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