The role of stress in the development of herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia
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- Livengood, J.M. Current Review of Pain (2000) 4: 7. doi:10.1007/s11916-000-0003-9
Chronic pain is a multidimensional experience produced by multiple influences. This article examines the intervening role of psychologic and physiologic stress in the development and pathogenesis of prolonged herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia.