Sex and gender in pain

Priya Pinto, Devina Persaud, Karina Gritsenko

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Sex: It is the genetic, hormonal, and anatomic characteristics that determine whether a person is a biological female or male; typically defined by physical assessment of genitalia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPain Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationAn Essential Review
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9783319431338
ISBN (Print)9783319431314
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2017



  • Epidemiology of pain
  • Gender expression
  • Gender role
  • Substance abuse

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

Pinto, P., Persaud, D., & Gritsenko, K. (2017). Sex and gender in pain. In Pain Medicine: An Essential Review (pp. 133-134). Springer International Publishing.