Current Review of Pain

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 7–11 | Cite as

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

  • Janice M. Livengood


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.


Chronic Pain Herpes Zoster Trigeminal Neuralgia Postherpetic Neuralgia Acute Herpes Zoster 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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