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Couple perceptions of Fibromyalgia symptoms: the role of communication
Sunday 11 August 2013
The objectives of the current study were to
Two hundred four fibromyalgia patients and their co-residing partners rated the patient's symptoms and function.
Findings suggest the important roles of spouse response and the patient's perception of how well the couple is communicating. Couple-level interventions targeting communication or other interpersonal factors may help to decrease incongruence and lead to better patient outcomes.
Copyright © 2013. Published by Elsevier B.V.
Source: Pain, July 18, 2013. By Karen S. Lyons, Kim D. Jones, Robert M. Bennett, Shirin O. Hiatt, Aline G. Sayer. School of Nursing, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR.
The above originally appeared here.
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