Juvenile fibromyalgia

Publication Title: 
Pediatric Rheumatology Online Journal

BACKGROUND: To assess the quality of evidence for the effects of psychosocial therapies on pain and function in children with rheumatic diseases. METHODS: We conducted a literature search of MEDLINE and PsycINFO for randomized clinical trials of psychosocial interventions for pain and disability in children with rheumatic diseases from January 1969 to September 2015. Studies with a sample size less than 10 subjects were excluded. Study quality was assessed using the Jadad score. RESULTS: Five articles met inclusion criteria, for a total of 229 patients, aged 5 to 18 years.

Author(s): 
Cohen, Ezra M.
Morley-Fletcher, Alessio
Mehta, Darshan H.
Lee, Yvonne C.
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