Subjective sensation


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(Physiol.) one of the sensations occurring when stimuli due to internal causes excite the nervous apparatus of the sense organs, as when a person imagines he sees figures which have no objective reality.

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sup][5] conducted continuous EEG analysis on 18 healthy volunteers and found that there was a significant correlation between the characteristic peak alpha frequency and the subjective sensation of tonic pain.
Subjective sensation and comfort measurements should ideally be coupled with documentation of physiological responses to the thermal environments.
Dry mouth is the subjective sensation of dryness experienced during the daytime or nighttime when an insufficient amount of saliva is produced.
The VAS is a unidimensional tool that quantifies the subjective sensation such as pain felt by the patient and considers physical, psychological and spiritual variables without distinguishing the impact of the different components.
Dyspnea (the subjective sensation of difficult breathing) is an incapacitating symptom that accompanies COPD and is a better predictor of mortality than forced expiratory volume in liters (Laviolette & Laveneziana, 2014).
It measures the subjective sensation of dullness (2 items), derealization (2 items), less awareness of one's surroundings (2 items), dissociative amnesia (2 items), depersonalization (2 items).
Thus, the purpose of this study was to compare the acute effects of a 60-sec passive stretching (PS) session on vertical jumps height (VJH), muscle power (MP), flight Time (FT), and Subjective Sensation of Pain Threshold (SSPT) in professional athletes of the National Basketball League.
Because pain is a subjective sensation, it is difficult to evaluate objectively in clinical trials.
However, it is difficult to compare the pain induced by different surgical modalities because pain is a subjective sensation that is highly dependent on the patient's emotional state and cultural background.
Decreased salivary flow has been correlated with a subjective sensation of dysphagia, and some studies have shown prolonged pharyngeal transit times.

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