Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 7/25/2005
Publication Date: N/A
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Technical Abstract: Many children experience recurrent episodes of abdominal pain, but it is unclear why this occurs. This article reviews our present understanding of this common condition and how it sometimes can relate to diet, inherent pain sensing ability, and the influence of how the parents perceive pain.