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An internet survey of 2,596 people with fibromyalgia

The National Fibromyalgia Foundation posted a comprehensive FM orientated questionnaire on its website on Oct 15, 2005. Over the course of 3 days 2,569 FM patients completed the questionnaire. The results were published in the Journal of BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders in March 2007 *.
This questionnaire and  its execution were due to the combined efforts of a scientific committee that was initiated and supported by the National Fibromyalgia Association. The following researchers and clinicians were involved in this project:

Lynne Matallana, MS, National Fibromyalgia Association, Orange, CA, USA
Jessie Jones, PhD California State University, Fullerton, CA
Robert Bennett, MD
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Dennis Turk, PhD University of Washington, Seattle,WA,
I. Jon Russell, MD, PhD The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX
Richard Gevirtz, PhD, Alliant International University San Diego, CA
Kim Jones, PhD, FNP, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland OR
Philip Mease, MD, University of Washington, Seattle WA
Shari McMahan, PhD, California State University, Fullerton
Daniel Rooks, PhD, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center, MA
Dana Rutledge, RN, PhD, California State University, Fullerton
Stuart Silverman, MD, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

View the results of the internet survey


* Reference:  Bennett RM, Jones J, Turk DC, Russel IJ, Matallana L.  An internet survey of 2,596 people with fibromyalgia.  BMC Musculoskeletal Disordorders 2007 Mar 9;8(1):27)
 

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