Effect of mental stress on cold pain in chronic tension-type headache sufferers

Stuart CATHCART, Anthony Winefield, Kurt Lushington, Paul Rolan

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Mental stress is a noted contributing factor in chronic tension-type headache (CTH), however the mechanisms underlying this are not clearly understood. One proposition is that stress aggravates already increased pain sensitivity in CTH sufferers.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)367-373
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Headache and Pain
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes


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