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Davodi Moghadam. Infant and pain feeling. IJN. 1988; 1 (1) :36-0
URL: http://ijn.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1067-en.html
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There are some hypothesis that the children do not feel pain. These assumptions are based on circumstantial and theoretical evidence. This theory believes that children, especially infants are not able to understand the pain because Their nervous system is immature. However, these assumptions are acceptable for all of people except about children. There is evidence that children continuously and severely react to harmful stimuli. People who had seen a circumcision without anesthesia in children, don't have doubt about that children have felt pain. Experienced doctors agree that children are able to understand the pain. According of etiologists' theory emotions in human and animals are hereditary and instinctively appeared.

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