Cognitive and Dissociative Manifestations in Fibromyalgia

@article{Leavitt2002CognitiveAD,
  title={Cognitive and Dissociative Manifestations in Fibromyalgia},
  author={F. Leavitt and R. Katz and M. Mills and Amy R Heard},
  journal={JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={8},
  pages={77-84}
}
Memory decline and mental confusion frequently complicate the clinical presentation of fibromyalgia; however, formal cognitive examination often does not support deterioration. This paradox was examined in the context of dissociation, a condition with many cognitive similarities. Dissociation refers to the separation of parts of experience from the mainstream of consciousness. A common example is highway hypnosis. Eighty-nine fibromyalgia (FM) patients and 64 other rheumatic disease patients… Expand
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