Current Review of Pain

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 7–11

The role of stress in the development of herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia

  • Janice M. Livengood

DOI: 10.1007/s11916-000-0003-9

Cite this article as:
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.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Janice M. Livengood
    • 1
  1. 1.Psychological Services, Vanderbilt Pain Control CenterVanderbilt University HospitalNashvilleUSA

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