Exploring the role of sleep and coping in quality of life in fibromyalgia.

@article{Theadom2007ExploringTR,
  title={Exploring the role of sleep and coping in quality of life in fibromyalgia.},
  author={Alice Theadom and Mark L. Cropley and K Humphrey},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 2},
  pages={145-51}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to explore the effect of sleep and coping on health-related quality of life in fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). METHODS Patients diagnosed with FMS (N=101) completed the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule, the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, the COPE, and the Medical Outcomes Study--Short-Form Health Survey for the previous month. RESULTS Poor sleep quality was reported by 99% of participants. Sleep quality was significantly predictive of pain… CONTINUE READING