Fibromyalgia is notoriously difficult to diagnose, but new research suggests that may soon change.
Investigators compared clinician- and criteria-based diagnosis of fibromyalgia to spot potential diagnostic misclassification of the disease.
There is disagreement between clinical diagnosis and criteria-based diagnosis of fibromyalgia.
The Fibromyalgia Rapid Screening Tool may be reliable for detecting fibromyalgia in patients with chronic daily headache.
For women with fibromyalgia, comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder may contribute to blunted cardiovascular reactivity to stress.
Smoking tobacco is a risk factor for cognitive dysfunction in patients with fibromyalgia.
Increases in stimulation intensity for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation may benefit women with fibromyalgia-related pain, particularly older women and women with anxiety.
Operant learning may provide additional benefits compared with energy conservation in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome.
In a randomized control trial, researchers found that internet-delivered exposure therapy was more cost-effective for patients with fibromyalgia than a waitlist control, which did not involve any treatment during the experimental phase of the study.
Researchers identified risk factors for suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in patients with fibromyalgia.