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An exploratory study of long-term health outcomes following an in-patient multidisciplinary program for people with fibromyalgia syndrome - Source: International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, Apr 2009

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By DH White, et al. • www.ProHealth.com • April 14, 2010


Objective: To examine the health status of people with fibromyalgia syndrome approximately 10 years after an intensive rehabilitation intervention to identify biopsychosocial factors for further research.

Methods: Baseline data, collected upon admission to the rehabilitation intervention was compared to follow-up data collected by telephone interview. Data was evaluated for differences and relationships using the appropriate parametric or non-parametric tests.

Results: The 29 participants were interviewed an average of 9.4 years after their admissions. All participants reported the persistence of fibromyalgia and use of related medication. Differences between baseline and follow-up were: increased paid employment (P < 0.001), social networks (P < 0.05) and decreased stress levels (P < 0.05).

Correlations with paid employment were: younger age (r(s) = -0.66, P < 0.01); larger social networks (r(s) = -0.40, P < 0.05) and transformation rehabilitation intervention experience (r(s) = .46, P < 0.05).

Follow-up stress and sleep status were also related (r(s) = 0.46, P < 0.05).

Conclusion: Fibromyalgia symptoms and medication use persist over time. The wider issues concerning social integration and participation appear to be worthy of further investigation.

Source: International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, Apr 2009;12(1):52-6. PMID: 20374317, by White DH, Faull K, Jones PB. QE Health, Rotorua, New Zealand. [Email: dougwhite4@aol.com]





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