Letter to the Editor| Volume 12, ISSUE 2, P304-305, February 2011

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Negative Emotional Constructs Relevant to Pain: Unique Variability, Content Overlap, and Interrelations: A Comment on Mounce, Keogh, and Eccleston (2010)

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