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Cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of internet-delivered exposure therapy for fibromyalgia: results from a randomized controlled trial 30107241 2018 10 09 1528-8447 2018 Aug 11 The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society J Pain Cost-Effectiveness and Cost-Utility of Internet-Delivered Exposure Therapy for Fibromyalgia: Results From a Randomized, Controlled Trial. S1526-5900(18)30421-8 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.07.012 Fibromyalgia (FM) is a prevalent and debilitating chronic (...) Area Medical Psychology, Karolinska University Hospital Solna, Sweden. Flink Ida I Örebro University, Center for Health and Medical Psychology (CHAMP), Örebro, Sweden. Andersson Erik E Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. eng Journal Article 2018 08 11 United States J Pain 100898657 1526-5900 Fibromyalgia cognitive-behavioral therapy cost-effectiveness health economic analysis 2018 01 07 2018 07 17 2018 07 27 2018 8 15 6 0 2018 8 15
Interactive effects of pain catastrophizing and mindfulness on pain intensity in women with fibromyalgia 30364853 2018 11 14 2055-1029 5 2 2018 Jul-Dec Health psychology open Health Psychol Open Interactive effects of pain catastrophizing and mindfulness on pain intensity in women with fibromyalgia. 2055102918807406 10.1177/2055102918807406 The objective of this study was to examine the association between facets of trait mindfulness, pain catastrophizing, and pain severity in a sample (...) of patients with fibromyalgia. Patients with fibromyalgia completed validated baseline and diary assessments of clinical pain, mindfulness, and pain catastrophizing. Multilevel modeling analyses indicated that the daily association between catastrophizing and pain intensity was moderated by certain mindfulness facets. Our findings suggest that various aspects of mindfulness may interact differently with pain and catastrophizing, which may have implications for the design and testing of interventions
What causes fibromyalgia? An online survey of patient perspectives 30275965 2018 11 14 2055-1029 5 2 2018 Jul-Dec Health psychology open Health Psychol Open What causes fibromyalgia? An online survey of patient perspectives. 2055102918802683 10.1177/2055102918802683 Fibromyalgia is a severe chronic pain condition that affects every aspect of life. Causes of the condition remain unclear, and quantitative research cannot account for patients' personal illness narratives and perceptions (...) . This online survey gathered qualitative accounts of the perceived causes of their condition from 596 people with fibromyalgia, which were analyzed thematically. Themes were "Bodily assault, ill-health, and change"; "Emotional trauma and distress"; "Stress and vulnerability"; and "Explaining and authenticating fibromyalgia." Discussion focuses on the complexity of causation, the importance of understanding and having symptoms validated, and the potential for benefiting from patient expertise in building
Mirtazapine for fibromyalgia in adults. BACKGROUND: Fibromyalgia is a clinically defined chronic condition of unknown etiology characterised by chronic widespread pain, sleep disturbance, cognitive dysfunction, and fatigue. Many patients report high disability levels and poor quality of life. Drug therapy aims to reduce key symptoms, especially pain, and improve quality of life. The tetracyclic antidepressant, mirtazapine, may help by increasing serotonin and noradrenaline in the central (...) nervous system (CNS). OBJECTIVES: To assess the efficacy, tolerability and safety of the tetracyclic antidepressant, mirtazapine, compared with placebo or other active drug(s) in the treatment of fibromyalgia in adults. SEARCH METHODS: We searched the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), MEDLINE, Embase, SCOPUS, the US National Institutes of Health, and the World Health Organization (WHO) International Clinical Trials Registry Platform for published and ongoing trials, and examined reference
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Pilot Randomized Trial of Integrated Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Neuromuscular Training for Juvenile Fibromyalgia: The FIT Teens Program 29678563 2018 05 22 1528-8447 2018 Apr 17 The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society J Pain Pilot Randomized Trial of Integrated Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Neuromuscular Training for Juvenile Fibromyalgia: The FIT Teens Program. S1526-5900(18)30144-5 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.04.003 Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) improves (...) coping and daily functioning in adolescents with juvenile fibromyalgia (JFM), but is less effective in reducing pain. This pilot trial evaluated the efficacy of a novel intervention (Fibromyalgia Integrative Training for Teens; FIT Teens) which integrates CBT with specialized neuromuscular exercise training to enhance the effect of treatment on reducing pain and disability. Forty adolescents with JFM (12-18 years) were randomized to CBT-only or FIT Teens. Treatment was conducted in group-based
Internet-Delivered Exposure Therapy for Fibromyalgia: A Randomized Controlled Trial 29077623 2018 05 03 1536-5409 34 6 2018 Jun The Clinical journal of pain Clin J Pain Internet-Delivered Exposure Therapy for Fibromyalgia: A Randomized Controlled Trial. 532-542 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000566 Fibromyalgia (FM) is a common and disabling chronic pain disorder, for which existing pharmacological and psychological treatments have yet yielded insufficient effects. Previous literature has shown
Scoping Review of Dance for Adults With Fibromyalgia: What Do We Know About It? 29748158 2018 11 14 2369-2529 5 1 2018 May 10 JMIR rehabilitation and assistive technologies JMIR Rehabil Assist Technol Scoping Review of Dance for Adults With Fibromyalgia: What Do We Know About It? e10033 10.2196/10033 Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder characterized by widespread muscular tenderness, pain, fatigue, and cognitive difficulties. Nonpharmacological treatment options, such as physical (...) activity, are important for people with fibromyalgia. There are strong recommendations to support engagement in physical activity for symptom management among adults with fibromyalgia. Dance is a mode of physical activity that may allow individuals with fibromyalgia to improve their physical function, health, and well-being. Dance has the potential to promote improved pain processing while simultaneously providing the health and social benefits of engaging in physical activity that contributes to symptom management
Fascial preadipocytes: another missing piece of the puzzle to understand fibromyalgia? 29750060 2018 11 14 1179-156X 10 2018 Open access rheumatology : research and reviews Open Access Rheumatol Fascial preadipocytes: another missing piece of the puzzle to understand fibromyalgia? 27-32 10.2147/OARRR.S155919 Fibromyalgia (FM) syndrome is a chronic condition causing pain, affecting approximately 0.5%-6% of the developed countries' population, and on average, 2% of the worldwide population (...) . Despite the large amount of scientific literature available, the FM etiology is still uncertain. The diagnosis is based on the clinical presentation and the severity of the symptomatology. Several studies pointed out pathological alterations within the central nervous system, suggesting that FM could originate from a central sensitization of the pain processing centers. Research supports the thesis of a peripheral neuropathic component, with the finding of axonal damages. The fibromyalgia patient has
Randomized Controlled Trial of Online Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Fibromyalgia 29481976 2018 03 26 1528-8447 2018 Mar 02 The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society J Pain Randomized Controlled Trial of Online Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Fibromyalgia. S1526-5900(18)30084-1 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.02.004 In this study, 67 participants (95% female) with fibromyalgia (FM) were randomly assigned to an online acceptance and commitment therapy (online ACT (...) College of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Pear Joseph J JJ Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Skrabek Ryan Q RQ Section of Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. eng Journal Article 2018 03 02 United States J Pain 100898657 1526-5900 Fibromyalgia mediational analysis online acceptance and commitment therapy psychological
Effect of tai chi versus aerobic exercise for fibromyalgia: comparative effectiveness randomized controlled trial. OBJECTIVES: To determine the effectiveness of tai chi interventions compared with aerobic exercise, a current core standard treatment in patients with fibromyalgia, and to test whether the effectiveness of tai chi depends on its dosage or duration. DESIGN: Prospective, randomized, 52 week, single blind comparative effectiveness trial. SETTING: Urban tertiary care academic hospital (...) in the United States between March 2012 and September 2016. PARTICIPANTS: 226 adults with fibromyalgia (as defined by the American College of Rheumatology 1990 and 2010 criteria) were included in the intention to treat analyses: 151 were assigned to one of four tai chi groups and 75 to an aerobic exercise group. INTERVENTIONS: Participants were randomly assigned to either supervised aerobic exercise (24 weeks, twice weekly) or one of four classic Yang style supervised tai chi interventions (12 or 24 weeks
Combination pharmacotherapy for the treatment of fibromyalgia in adults. BACKGROUND: Fibromyalgia is a chronic widespread pain condition affecting millions of people worldwide. Current pharmacotherapies are often ineffective and poorly tolerated. Combining different agents could provide superior pain relief and possibly also fewer side effects. OBJECTIVES: To assess the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of combination pharmacotherapy compared to monotherapy or placebo, or both (...) , for the treatment of fibromyalgia pain in adults. SEARCH METHODS: We searched CENTRAL, MEDLINE, and Embase to September 2017. We also searched reference lists of other reviews and trials registries. SELECTION CRITERIA: Double-blind, randomised controlled trials comparing combinations of two or more drugs to placebo or other comparators, or both, for the treatment of fibromyalgia pain. DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS: From all studies, we extracted data on: participant-reported pain relief of 30% or 50% or greater
Evidence of peripheral large nerve involvement in fibromyalgia: a retrospective review of EMG and nerve conduction findings in 55 FM subjects DOI: 10.5152/eurjrheum.2018.17109 Evidence of peripheral large nerve involvement in fibromyalgia: a retrospective review of EMG and nerve conduction findings in 55 FM subjects Introduction We, and others, have recently shown that FM is highly associated with findings of small fiber neuropa- thy (SFN), a lesion frequently accompanied by severe peripheral (...) to be uncommon in certain forms of SFN. Grant, for example, states that nerve conduction studies are, “often Xavier J. Caro , Robert G. Galbraith , Earl F. Winter Original Article Abstract Objective: Whereas small fiber neuropathy (SFN) is now a recognized part of fibromyalgia (FM), surprisingly little attention has been paid to any findings of large fiber neuropathy (LFN) in this disorder. Since 90% to 95% of FM subjects seen in our outpatient facility routinely undergo EMG and nerve conduction studies (NCS
FibromyalgiaFibromyalgia - Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search Fibromyalgia Last reviewed: August 2018 Last updated: May 2018 Summary Patients typically present with chronic, widespread body pain and almost always have accompanying comorbid symptoms such as fatigue, memory difficulties, and sleep and mood difficulties Physical examination is typically normal but there is often diffuse tenderness, which may (...) recognising fibromyalgia as a discrete disorder, they should understand the diagnostic and therapeutic importance of 'centralisation' of pain as exemplified by a typical fibromyalgia patient. When a patient with any chronic pain state develops evidence of centralisation of pain, it is likely that treatments that work well for acute pain or pain primarily due to nociceptive input (NSAIDs, opioids, anti-inflammatories, immunosuppressives, injections, surgical procedures) will be less effective. Definition
A Blinded, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of Ferric Carboxymaltose in Iron-Deficient Patients with Fibromyalgia ORIGINAL RESEARCH A Blinded, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study to Investigate the Ef?cacy and Safety of Ferric Carboxymaltose in Iron-De?cient Patients with Fibromyalgia Chad S. Boomershine . Todd A. Koch . David Morris Received: July 12, 2017/Published online: November 17, 2017 The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access (...) publication ABSTRACT Introduction: This study sought to compare ef?cacy and safety of ferric carboxymaltose vs. placebo in iron-de?cient patients with ?bromyalgia. Methods: This blinded, placebo-controlled, phase 2 study randomized adults with ?bromyalgia and Revised Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQR) scores C60, ferritin levels \0.05lg/ml, and transferrin saturation\20% (1:1) to receive ferric carboxymaltose [15mg/kg (upto750mg)],orplacebo(15ccnormalsaline) intravenously on study days 0 and 5
Fibromyalgia has a high prevalence and impact in cardiac failure patients 29308277 2018 11 13 2147-9720 4 4 2017 Dec European journal of rheumatology Eur J Rheumatol Fibromyalgia has a high prevalence and impact in cardiac failure patients. 245-249 10.5152/eurjrheum.2017.17026 Chronic cardiac failure (CCF) shares several clinical features with fibromyalgia (FM), a syndrome of increased central sensitivity and musculoskeletal pain. FM frequently coexists with other chronic illness (...) Rheumatol. 2006 Jun;12(3):124-8 16755239 Heart Lung. 2015 Mar-Apr;44(2):107-12 25576085 Pain. 2011 Mar;152(3 Suppl):S2-15 20961685 N Engl J Med. 1971 Dec 23;285(26):1441-6 5122894 JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Jul 22;173(14 ):1-10 23877079 Mayo Clin Proc. 2015 May;90(5):680-92 25939940 J Rheumatol. 2012 Jun;39(6):1125-9 22505695 Pain Res Treat. 2012;2012:584573 22191024 Ann Intern Med. 2002 Oct 1;137(7):581-5 12353945 Int J Rheum Dis. 2012 Aug;15(4):348-57 22898214 Cardiac failure chronic pain fibromyalgia
The reliability and validity of the Turkish version of the Fibromyalgia Participation Questionnaire 29657874 2018 11 30 2147-9720 5 1 2018 Mar European journal of rheumatology Eur J Rheumatol The reliability and validity of the Turkish version of the Fibromyalgia Participation Questionnaire. 40-44 10.5152/eurjrheum.2017.16090 The objective of this study was to test the reliability and validity of the Turkish version of the Fibromyalgia Participation Questionnaire (FPQ). One hundred and eighty (...) -four female patients with fibromyalgia syndrome were included in the study. All patients filled out the Turkish FPQ (FPQ-T) questionnaire, which was obtained by translation from German according to the guideline for the process of cross-cultural adaptation The patients filled out the revised Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ) and reevaluated the FPQ-T two hours later. Internal consistency reliability of the FPQ-T was assessed by calculating the "if item deleted" using Cronbach's alpha
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for fibromyalgia in adults. BACKGROUND: Fibromyalgia is characterised by persistent, widespread pain; sleep problems; and fatigue. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is the delivery of pulsed electrical currents across the intact surface of the skin to stimulate peripheral nerves and is used extensively to manage painful conditions. TENS is inexpensive, safe, and can be self-administered. TENS reduces pain during movement (...) in some people so it may be a useful adjunct to assist participation in exercise and activities of daily living. To date, there has been only one systematic review in 2012 which included TENS, amongst other treatments, for fibromyalgia, and the authors concluded that TENS was not effective. OBJECTIVES: To assess the analgesic efficacy and adverse events of TENS alone or added to usual care (including exercise) compared with placebo (sham) TENS; no treatment; exercise alone; or other treatment