Comorbidity of fibromyalgia and psychiatric disorders

  title={Comorbidity of fibromyalgia and psychiatric disorders},
  author={Dan Buskila and Hagit Cohen},
  journal={Current Pain and Headache Reports},
  • D. Buskila, H. Cohen
  • Published 3 October 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Current Pain and Headache Reports
There are mounting data supporting comorbidity of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) and psychiatric conditions. These include depression, panic disorders, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The nature of the relationship between depression and FMS is not fully understood, and it was hypothesized that chronic pain causes depression, or vice versa, and that chronic pain syndromes are variants of depression. A link between PTSD symptoms and FMS has been reported, and both conditions… 
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