Behavioral intervention benefits juvenile fibromyalgia patients

11/22/2011 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Cognitive behavioral therapy yielded significantly better results than a fibromyalgia education program for lowering functional disability among youths with juvenile fibromyalgia, a study of 114 youths ages 11 to 18 found. In the journal Arthritis & Rheumatism, researchers reported that both groups also showed a clinically significant reduction in depressive symptoms.

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