Fibromyalgia: high pain, coping and mental illness

I want to mention this study because it makes a very good point about the need for acceptance and resiliency that comes from acceptance in coping with fibromyalgia. And also the complications mental illness puts on acceptance. The study: Patients With Fibromyalgia Reporting Severe Pain but Low Impact of the Syndrome: Clinical and Pain-Related Cognitive … Continue reading Fibromyalgia: high pain, coping and mental illness

Illness perception and fibromyalgia

Poor Illness Perceptions Are a Risk Factor for Depressive and Anxious Symptomatology in Fibromyalgia Syndrome: A Longitudinal Cohort Study study published online November 1st, 2017 in Frontiers in Psychiatry Depression and anxiety are highly comorbid with fibromyalgia and the objective of the study was to determine whether severe pain, maladaptive coping, and poor illness perception are associated … Continue reading Illness perception and fibromyalgia