Utilizing evidence-based research, this revolutionary source explores the difficult diagnosis and management of the controversial syndrome of fibromyalgia. Carefully guiding physicians through the steps leading to diagnosis, Fibromyalgia emphasizes targeting the underlying fibromyalgia syndrome rather than treating each of its symptoms individually

chapter 1|25 pages

Etiology of Fibromyalgia

ByDaniel J. Clauw

chapter 2|9 pages


ByLeslie J. Crofford

chapter 3|21 pages

Nonpharmacological, Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Fibromyalgia

ByRobert Alan Bonakdar

chapter 4|25 pages

The Pharmacological Treatment of Fibromyalgia

ByLesley M. Arnold

chapter 5|23 pages

Psychosocial Issues in Fibromyalgia

ByDennis C. Turk, Hilary D. Wilson

chapter 6|24 pages

Disability Management in Patients with Fibromyalgia Syndrome

ByRaymond C. Tait, Vikrum Figoora

chapter 8|16 pages

Motivating Behavioral Change in Fibromyalgia

ByDavid A. Williams, Marissa L. Marshak

chapter 9|7 pages

Fibromyalgia Management for the Primary Care Provider

ByBill H. McCarberg