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For many Fibromyalgia patients, pain takes a back seat to other symptoms
Friday 27 January 2012
By Alice Theadom, et al.
This study aims to identify the most common and severe symptoms in female patients diagnosed with FMS.
Methods: This study interviewed 56 patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia syndrome about their symptoms using the Clinical Interview Schedule - Revised.
Results: The most frequent and disabling symptoms reported by participants were:
• Sleep disturbance
• And cognitive difficulties.
Conclusions: These findings highlight the need for a range of symptoms to be considered in the assessment and treatment of FMS to help improve patient outcomes.
The above originally appeared here.
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