Genital herpes: An integrated approach to management

Marcus A. Conant, Timothy G. Berger, Thomas J. Coates, David J. Longo, June K. Robinson, Lynn A. Drake*

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This review of epidemiologic, clinical, and psychosocial/psychobehavioral data related to genital herpes simplex virus infection details the increasing incidence of herpes simplex virus infection in the United States and summarizes the data regarding the safety and efficacy of chronic and acute antiviral therapy with acyclovir. It additionally establishes the validity of psychosocial intervention as an adjunct to pharmacologic therapy for patients with recurrent genital herpes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)601-605
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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