The impact of life events in female patients with fibromyalgia and in female healthy controls.

@article{Anderberg2000TheIO,
  title={The impact of life events in female patients with fibromyalgia and in female healthy controls.},
  author={Ulla Maria Anderberg and Ina Marteinsdottir and T{\"o}rres Theorell and Lars von Knorring},
  journal={European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists},
  year={2000},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={295-301}
}
The aim was to investigate if female fibromyalgia patients (FMS) had experienced more negative life events than healthy women. Furthermore, the life events experienced in relation to onset of the FMS were evaluated. Another important area was to investigate the impact of the events experienced in the patients compared to healthy women. A new inventory was constructed to assess life events during childhood, adolescence and in adulthood as well as life events experienced in relation to the onset… CONTINUE READING