Stress-related musculoskeletal pain.

  title={Stress-related musculoskeletal pain.},
  author={Alexander C Mcfarlane},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical rheumatology},
  volume={21 3},
While stress is often considered by patients and clinicians alike as an important factor in the onset and maintenance of widespread musculoskeletal pain, the relationship is more complex than appears on initial consideration. The types of event that lead to stress need description, and the role of traumatic events are particularly important because of the shared association with post-traumatic stress disorder. The substantial overlap with psychiatric disorders and the role of stress in their… CONTINUE READING

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