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2022 Sep 28

J Peripher Nerv Syst

Anxiety and depression in small fiber neuropathy.


Damci A, Schruers KRJ, Leue C, Faber CG, Hoeijmakers JGJ
J Peripher Nerv Syst. 2022 Sep 28.
PMID: 36168866.


Psychiatric comorbidity is common in patients with chronic pain. In peripheral neuropathic pain, particularly anxiety and mood disorders are frequently present and associated with a high level of catastrophizing. Small fiber neuropathy (SFN) is a peripheral neuropathy dominated by pain. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of, and factors associated with anxiety and depressive symptoms in SFN.