176 Pages 50 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    174 Pages 50 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    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.

    Written by recognized experts, the book:

    • Describes how to diagnose fibromyalgia
    • Advises how to handle patient distress
    • Recommends when to refer a patient to a specialist
    • Discusses how to motivate behavior changes in patients
    • Explores both traditional and up-and-coming pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical treatment methods

    Etiology of Fibromyalgia; Daniel J. Clauw

    Evaluation; Leslie J. Crofford

    Nonpharmacological, Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Fibromyalgia; Robert Alan Bonakdar

    The Pharmacological Treatment of Fibromyalgia; Lesley M. Arnold

    Psychosocial Issues in Fibromyalgia; Dennis C. Turk and Hilary D. Wilson

    Disability Management in Patients with Fibromyalgia Syndrome; Raymond C. Tait and Vikrum Figoora

    Exercise as an Intervention for Individuals with Fibromyalgia; S. E. Gowans and A. deHueck

    Motivating Behavioral Change in Fibromyalgia; David A. Williams and Marissa L. Marshak

    Fibromyalgia Management for the Primary Care Provider; Bill H. McCarberg



    Bill McCarberg, Daniel Clauw