Living with a woman with fibromyalgia from the perspective of the husband.

@article{Sderberg2003LivingWA,
  title={Living with a woman with fibromyalgia from the perspective of the husband.},
  author={Siv S{\"o}derberg and Marie Strand and Maria Haapala and Berit M Lundman},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2003},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={143-50}
}
BACKGROUND Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic pain syndrome, which affects mostly middle-aged women. The syndrome is poorly understood and treatment is mainly palliative. The diagnosis is established from diagnostic criteria. Living with FM means living a life greatly influenced by the illness in various ways for people affected. Aim of the study. The aim of this study was to describe the experiences of living with a woman with FM from the husbands' perspective. METHODS Five men married to women… CONTINUE READING

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