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61. Multi-Component Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Fibromyalgia

Multi-Component Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Fibromyalgia Multi-Component Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Fibromyalgia | Society of Clinical Psychology Multi-Component Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Fibromyalgia Status: Strong Research Support Description Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for FM can be tailored to target many of the symptom domains associated with FM. CBT emphasizes the learning of adaptive behavioral responses to illness and in so doing, alters thinking styles (...) techniques, graded activation, pleasant activity scheduling, sleep hygiene), and (3) Life style change promoting skills targeting barriers to change, unhelpful thinking styles, and long term maintenance of change (e.g. stress management, goal setting, structured problem solving, reframing, and communication skills). In order to better learn and integrate skills into one’s life style, CBT relies upon self-monitoring, skill rehearsal, and social reinforcement. CBT for fibromyalgia can be administered

Society of Clinical Psychology2014

62. Acupuncture may be effective for fibromyalgia

Acupuncture may be effective for fibromyalgia Acupuncture may be effective for fibromyalgia | Cochrane Primary Care Top menu Trusted evidence. Informed decisions. Better health. Enter terms Acupuncture may be effective for fibromyalgia Cochrane Trusted evidence. Informed decisions. Better health. Copyright © 2017 The Cochrane Collaboration | |

Cochrane PEARLS2013

63. Limited evidence for benefit of amitriptyline for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults

Limited evidence for benefit of amitriptyline for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults Limited evidence for benefit of amitriptyline for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults | Cochrane Primary Care Top menu Trusted evidence. Informed decisions. Better health. Enter terms Limited evidence for benefit of amitriptyline for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults Cochrane Trusted evidence. Informed decisions. Better health. Copyright © 2017 The Cochrane Collaboration | |

Cochrane PEARLS2013

64. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation reduces pain, fatigue and hyperalgesia while restoring central inhibition in primary fibromyalgia

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation reduces pain, fatigue and hyperalgesia while restoring central inhibition in primary fibromyalgia 23900134 2013 10 23 2014 05 28 2017 02 20 1872-6623 154 11 2013 Nov Pain Pain Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation reduces pain, fatigue and hyperalgesia while restoring central inhibition in primary fibromyalgia. 2554-62 10.1016/j.pain.2013.07.043 S0304-3959(13)00411-9 Because transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) works by reducing (...) central excitability and activating central inhibition pathways, we tested the hypothesis that TENS would reduce pain and fatigue and improve function and hyperalgesia in people with fibromyalgia who have enhanced central excitability and reduced inhibition. The current study used a double-blinded randomized, placebo-controlled cross-over design to test the effects of a single treatment of TENS with people with fibromyalgia. Three treatments were assessed in random order: active TENS, placebo TENS

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65. Randomised controlled trial: Telephone-based cognitive-behavioural therapy and a structured exercise programme are effective for chronic widespread pain (fibromyalgia)

Randomised controlled trial: Telephone-based cognitive-behavioural therapy and a structured exercise programme are effective for chronic widespread pain (fibromyalgia) Telephone-based cognitive-behavioural therapy and a structured exercise programme are effective for chronic widespread pain (fibromyalgia) | Evidence-Based Medicine This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in using your username and password For personal accounts (...) OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Telephone-based cognitive-behavioural therapy and a structured exercise programme are effective for chronic widespread pain (fibromyalgia) Article Text Therapeutics Randomised controlled trial

Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration)2013

66. Small benefit from cognitive behavioural therapies for fibromyalgia

Small benefit from cognitive behavioural therapies for fibromyalgia Small benefit from cognitive behavioural therapies for fibromyalgia | Cochrane Primary Care Top menu Trusted evidence. Informed decisions. Better health. Enter terms Small benefit from cognitive behavioural therapies for fibromyalgia Cochrane Trusted evidence. Informed decisions. Better health. Copyright © 2017 The Cochrane Collaboration | |

Cochrane PEARLS2013

67. The cost-effectiveness of pregabalin in the treatment of fibromyalgia: US perspective

The cost-effectiveness of pregabalin in the treatment of fibromyalgia: US perspective The cost-effectiveness of pregabalin in the treatment of fibromyalgia: US perspective The cost-effectiveness of pregabalin in the treatment of fibromyalgia: US perspective Lloyd A, Boomershine CS, Choy EH, Chandran A, Zlateva G Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results (...) and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary The study examined the cost-effectiveness of pregabalin for treatment of severe fibromyalgia compared with placebo, duloxetine, milnacipran, gabapentin, tramadol and amitriptyline. The authors concluded that pregabalin was more beneficial and less expensive than the other available treatments for severe fibromyalgia, except when compared to amitriptyline. The study used valid

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2012

68. Effect of pregabalin on sleep in patients with fibromyalgia and sleep maintenance disturbance: a randomized, placebo-controlled, 2-way crossover polysomnography study

Effect of pregabalin on sleep in patients with fibromyalgia and sleep maintenance disturbance: a randomized, placebo-controlled, 2-way crossover polysomnography study 22232085 2012 03 29 2012 07 02 2015 11 19 2151-4658 64 4 2012 Apr Arthritis care & research Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) Effect of pregabalin on sleep in patients with fibromyalgia and sleep maintenance disturbance: a randomized, placebo-controlled, 2-way crossover polysomnography study. 597-606 10.1002/acr.21595 To assess (...) the effect of pregabalin on polysomnographic (PSG) measures of sleep and patient-rated sleep, tiredness, and pain in fibromyalgia patients. We performed a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 2-period crossover PSG study. Patients ages ≥18 years with fibromyalgia satisfied subjective and objective sleep disturbance criteria prior to randomization. Eligible patients were randomized (1:1) to pregabalin (300-450 mg/day) or placebo for crossover period 1, and vice versa for period 2. Each crossover

EvidenceUpdates2012

69. Clonazepam for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults.

Clonazepam for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults. BACKGROUND: Antiepileptic drugs have been used in pain management since the 1960s; some have shown efficacy in treating different neuropathic pain conditions. Clonazepam, a benzodiazepine, is an established antiepileptic drug, but its place in the treatment of neuropathic pain is unclear. OBJECTIVES: To assess the analgesic efficacy and adverse effects of the antiepileptic drug clonazepam in neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia. SEARCH (...) METHODS: We searched the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) (The Cochrane Library 2012, Issue 2). MEDLINE, and EMBASE to 28 February 2012, together with reference lists of retrieved papers and reviews, and ClinicalTrials.gov. SELECTION CRITERIA: We planned to include randomised, double-blind studies of eight weeks duration or longer, comparing clonazepam with placebo or another active treatment in chronic neuropathic pain or fibromyalgia. DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS: Two review

Cochrane2012

70. Phenytoin for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults.

Phenytoin for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults. BACKGROUND: Antiepileptic drugs have been used in pain management since the 1960s; some have shown efficacy in treating different neuropathic pain conditions. Phenytoin is an established antiepileptic drug that has been used occasionally to treat intractable trigeminal neuralgia. OBJECTIVES: To assess the analgesic efficacy and adverse effects of the antiepileptic drug phenytoin in neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia. SEARCH METHODS: We (...) searched the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) (The Cochrane Library 2012, Issue 2), MEDLINE, and EMBASE to 28 February 2012, together with reference lists of retrieved papers and reviews, and ClinicalTrials.gov. SELECTION CRITERIA: We planned to include randomised, double-blind studies of eight weeks duration or longer, comparing phenytoin with placebo or another active treatment in chronic neuropathic pain or fibromyalgia. DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS: Two review authors would

Cochrane2012

71. Multicomponent cognitive-behavioral group therapy with hypnosis for the treatment of fibromyalgia: long-term outcome

Multicomponent cognitive-behavioral group therapy with hypnosis for the treatment of fibromyalgia: long-term outcome 22285609 2012 03 05 2012 08 02 2013 05 20 1528-8447 13 3 2012 Mar The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society J Pain Multicomponent cognitive-behavioral group therapy with hypnosis for the treatment of fibromyalgia: long-term outcome. 255-65 10.1016/j.jpain.2011.11.005 This study compared the efficacy of 2 psychological treatments for fibromyalgia (...) with each other and with standard care. Ninety-three patients with fibromyalgia (FM) were randomly assigned to 1 of the 3 experimental conditions: 1) multicomponent cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT); 2) multicomponent CBT with hypnosis; and 3) pharmacological treatment (standard care control group). The outcome measures of pain intensity, catastrophizing, psychological distress, functionality, and sleep disturbances were assessed before treatment, immediately after treatment, and at 3- and 6-month

EvidenceUpdates2012

72. Cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment of juvenile fibromyalgia: a multisite, single-blind, randomized, controlled clinical trial

Cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment of juvenile fibromyalgia: a multisite, single-blind, randomized, controlled clinical trial 22108765 2012 01 06 2012 02 21 2016 12 15 1529-0131 64 1 2012 Jan Arthritis and rheumatism Arthritis Rheum. Cognitive behavioral therapy for the treatment of juvenile fibromyalgia: a multisite, single-blind, randomized, controlled clinical trial. 297-305 10.1002/art.30644 Juvenile fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a chronic musculoskeletal pain disorder (...) in children and adolescents for which there are no evidence-based treatments. The objective of this multisite, single-blind, randomized clinical trial was to test whether cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) was superior to fibromyalgia (FM) education in reducing functional disability, pain, and symptoms of depression in juvenile FMS. Participants were 114 adolescents (ages 11-18 years) with juvenile FMS. After receiving stable medications for 8 weeks, patients were randomized to either CBT or FM education

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73. Cost effectiveness of duloxetine in the treatment of fibromyalgia in the United States

Cost effectiveness of duloxetine in the treatment of fibromyalgia in the United States Cost effectiveness of duloxetine in the treatment of fibromyalgia in the United States Cost effectiveness of duloxetine in the treatment of fibromyalgia in the United States Beard SM, Roskell N, Le TK, Zhao Y, Coleman A, Ang D, Lawson K Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods (...) , the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary This study assessed the cost-effectiveness of duloxetine for the treatment of moderate-to-severe pain from fibromyalgia. It focused on the best position for duloxetine in the treatment sequence. The authors concluded that adding duloxetine to the treatment sequence for fibromyalgia was cost-effective, particularly when it was the second-line treatment after

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2012

74. [Physiotherapy and physical therapies for fibromyalgia syndrome: systematic review, meta-analysis and guideline]

[Physiotherapy and physical therapies for fibromyalgia syndrome: systematic review, meta-analysis and guideline] [Physiotherapy and physical therapies for fibromyalgia syndrome: systematic review, meta-analysis and guideline] [Physiotherapy and physical therapies for fibromyalgia syndrome: systematic review, meta-analysis and guideline] Winkelmann A, Hauser W, Friedel E, Moog-Egan M, Seeger D, Settan M, Weiss T, Schiltenwolf M CRD summary This review found strong evidence to support use (...) of aerobic exercise and strength training for adults with fibromyalgia syndrome. Functional training and thermal baths were also recommended. Reporting and presentation issues made it difficult to appraise the review in detail. However, based on the methods used, the authors' conclusions and recommendations are likely to be reliable. Authors' objectives To assess evidence for the short- and long-term effects and risks of physiotherapy and therapy agents for the treatment of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS

DARE.2012

75. The use of Yoga for the Treatment of Fibromyalgia in Adult Women

The use of Yoga for the Treatment of Fibromyalgia in Adult Women "The use of Yoga for the Treatment of Fibromyalgia in Adult Women" by Jason L. Johnston < > > > > > Title Author Date of Award Summer 8-11-2012 Degree Type Capstone Project Degree Name Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies First Advisor Saje Davis-Risen, PA-C, MS Second Advisor Annjanette Sommers PA-C, MS Rights . Abstract Background: Fibromyalgia (FM) is a somewhat poorly understood and controversial pain syndrome (...) effecting approximately 5 million persons in the United States. The pathophysiology of fibromyalgia is not completely understood and traditional therapy includes pharmacologic agents of mixed effectiveness. Method: An exhaustive literature search was conducted using Medline, CINAHL, PsychINFO, EBMR multifile, and Web of Science using the search terms fibromyalgia, yoga, treatment, and adult. Reference lists from identified articles were also reviewed for additional studies. Two studies met the criteria

Pacific University EBM Capstone Project2012

76. Ten sessions of adjunctive left prefrontal rTMS significantly reduces fibromyalgia pain: a randomized, controlled pilot study

Ten sessions of adjunctive left prefrontal rTMS significantly reduces fibromyalgia pain: a randomized, controlled pilot study 21764215 2011 10 21 2012 07 31 2017 02 20 1872-6623 152 11 2011 Nov Pain Pain Ten sessions of adjunctive left prefrontal rTMS significantly reduces fibromyalgia pain: a randomized, controlled pilot study. 2477-84 10.1016/j.pain.2011.05.033 Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) of the prefrontal cortex can cause changes in acute pain perception. Several weeks of daily (...) left prefrontal TMS has been shown to treat depression. We recruited 20 patients with fibromyalgia, defined by American College of Rheumatology criteria, and randomized them to receive 4000 pulses at 10 Hz TMS (n=10), or sham TMS (n=10) treatment for 10 sessions over 2 weeks along with their standard medications, which were fixed and stable for at least 4 weeks before starting sessions. Subjects recorded daily pain, mood, and activity. Blinded raters assessed pain, mood, functional status

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77. Effect of intravenous lidocaine associated with amitriptyline on pain relief and plasma serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine concentrations in fibromyalgia.

Effect of intravenous lidocaine associated with amitriptyline on pain relief and plasma serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine concentrations in fibromyalgia. 21178598 2011 04 08 2011 08 04 2013 11 21 1536-5409 27 4 2011 May The Clinical journal of pain Clin J Pain Effect of intravenous lidocaine associated with amitriptyline on pain relief and plasma serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine concentrations in fibromyalgia. 285-8 10.1097/AJP.0b013e3181ffbfde The objective of this study (...) and norepinephrine levels were similar in the 2 groups at T0 and T4. An increase in dopamine levels was observed in monotherapy group from the beginning to the end of treatment. Combined administration of 240 mg intravenous lidocaine (once a week) and 25 mg amitriptyline for 4 weeks did not modify pain intensity or plasma serotonin, norepinephrine, or dopamine concentrations in fibromyalgia patients. Vlainich Roberto R Department of Anesthesiology, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Rua Tres de Maio 61, São

EvidenceUpdates2011

78. Hormonal replacement therapy does not affect self-estimated pain or experimental pain responses in post-menopausal women suffering from fibromyalgia: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial

Hormonal replacement therapy does not affect self-estimated pain or experimental pain responses in post-menopausal women suffering from fibromyalgia: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial 21078629 2011 02 22 2012 02 21 2013 11 21 1462-0332 50 3 2011 Mar Rheumatology (Oxford, England) Rheumatology (Oxford) Hormonal replacement therapy does not affect self-estimated pain or experimental pain responses in post-menopausal women suffering from fibromyalgia: a double-blind, randomized (...) NCT01087593 Journal Article Randomized Controlled Trial 2010 11 14 England Rheumatology (Oxford) 100883501 1462-0324 0 Estrogens 4TI98Z838E Estradiol AIM IM Administration, Cutaneous Double-Blind Method Estradiol administration & dosage Estrogen Replacement Therapy Estrogens administration & dosage Female Fibromyalgia drug therapy physiopathology Humans Middle Aged Pain diagnosis drug therapy Pain Measurement Pain Threshold Postmenopause 2010 11 17 6 0 2010 11 17 6 0 2012 2 22 6 0 ppublish 21078629 keq348

EvidenceUpdates2011

79. Treating fibromyalgia with mindfulness-based stress reduction: results from a 3-armed randomized controlled trial

Treating fibromyalgia with mindfulness-based stress reduction: results from a 3-armed randomized controlled trial 21146930 2011 01 17 2011 12 07 2011 01 17 1872-6623 152 2 2011 Feb Pain Pain Treating fibromyalgia with mindfulness-based stress reduction: results from a 3-armed randomized controlled trial. 361-9 10.1016/j.pain.2010.10.043 Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) is a structured 8-week group program teaching mindfulness meditation and mindful yoga exercises. MBSR aims to help (...) participants develop nonjudgmental awareness of moment-to-moment experience. Fibromyalgia is a clinical syndrome with chronic pain, fatigue, and insomnia as major symptoms. Efficacy of MBSR for enhanced well-being of fibromyalgia patients was investigated in a 3-armed trial, which was a follow-up to an earlier quasi-randomized investigation. A total of 177 female patients were randomized to one of the following: (1) MBSR, (2) an active control procedure controlling for nonspecific effects of MBSR, or (3

EvidenceUpdates2011

80. Internet-enhanced management of fibromyalgia: a randomized controlled trial

Internet-enhanced management of fibromyalgia: a randomized controlled trial 20855168 2010 11 03 2011 02 11 2016 11 22 1872-6623 151 3 2010 Dec Pain Pain Internet-enhanced management of fibromyalgia: a randomized controlled trial. 694-702 10.1016/j.pain.2010.08.034 Both pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions have demonstrated efficacy in the management of fibromyalgia (FM). Non-pharmacological interventions however are far less likely to be used in clinical settings, in part due (...) . 2009 Nov;146(1-2):205-13 19695776 Ann Rheum Dis. 2009 Dec;68(12):1800-4 19910301 Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2009 Dec;11(6):443-50 19922735 Ann Behav Med. 2009 Aug;38(1):18-27 19802647 Ann Behav Med. 2009 Aug;38(1):28-39 19806416 Ann Behav Med. 2009 Aug;38(1):40-5 19834778 Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Jul 15;59(7):952-60 18576290 Behavior Therapy Exercise Therapy Fibromyalgia psychology therapy Humans Internet Self Care Severity of Illness Index Surveys and Questionnaires Telemedicine Treatment Outcome

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