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How do medications treat psychogenic pain?

People with psychogenic pain might be prescribed antidepressants. Antidepressants affect the brain's neurotransmitters. The neurotransmitters are naturally occurring chemicals in the brain. By adjusting these levels, a person's brain sends out signals of well-being. This allows the person to relax and feel less pain or discomfort.

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