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Estimates of the prevalence of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions in the United States. Part II.
OBJECTIVE To provide a single source for the best available estimates of the US prevalence of and number of individuals affected by osteoarthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis,Expand
Patient perspectives on the impact of fibromyalgia.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to elicit and assess important symptom domains and the impact of fibromyalgia on patients' quality of life and functioning from a patient's perspective. TheExpand
Topiramate in the treatment of binge eating disorder associated with obesity: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE Binge eating disorder is associated with obesity. Topiramate is an antiepileptic agent associated with weight loss. The objective of this study was to evaluate topiramate in the treatmentExpand
A double-blind, multicenter trial comparing duloxetine with placebo in the treatment of fibromyalgia patients with or without major depressive disorder.
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy and safety of duloxetine, a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, in subjects with primary fibromyalgia, with or without current major depressive disorder.Expand
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of duloxetine in the treatment of women with fibromyalgia with or without major depressive disorder
&NA; This was a 12‐week, randomized, double‐blind, placebo‐controlled trial to assess the efficacy and safety of duloxetine, a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, in 354 femaleExpand
A 14-week, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled monotherapy trial of pregabalin in patients with fibromyalgia.
UNLABELLED The purpose of the study was to assess the efficacy and safety of pregabalin monotherapy in patients with fibromyalgia in a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial. After 1Expand
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase III trial of pregabalin in the treatment of patients with fibromyalgia.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of pregabalin for symptomatic relief of pain associated with fibromyalgia (FM) and for management of FM. METHODS This multicenter, double-blind,Expand
Characteristics of 34 adults with psychogenic excoriation.
BACKGROUND Psychogenic excoriation, characterized by excessive scratching or picking of the skin, is not yet recognized as a symptom of a distinct DSM-IV disorder. The purpose of this study was toExpand
Gender differences in bipolar disorder.
  • L. Arnold
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Psychiatric clinics of North America
  • 1 September 2003
The presentation and course of bipolar disorder differs between women and men. The onset of bipolar disorder tends to occur later in women than men, and women more often have a seasonal pattern ofExpand
Comorbidity of fibromyalgia and psychiatric disorders.
OBJECTIVE To assess the co-occurrence of fibromyalgia with psychiatric disorders in participants of a fibromyalgia family study. METHOD Patients (probands) with fibromyalgia, control probands withExpand