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Fibromyalgia in men: comparison of psychological features with women.
J Rheumatol 2004; 31(12):2464-7JR

Abstract

OBJECTIVE

To describe possible differences in psychological factors in men compared to women with fibromyalgia syndrome (FM).

METHODS

Forty men and 160 women with FM were evaluated for anxiety, stress, and depression measured by ordinal scales and validated psychological instruments. Clinical and psychological variables were evaluated by a protocol.

RESULTS

Both men and women scored high in the psychological variables measured but the results were not significantly different between them.

CONCLUSION

There was no significant difference between men and women with FM in their psychological status.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, One Illinois Drive, Peoria, IL 61605, USA. yunus@uic.eduNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Comparative Study
Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

15570652

Citation

Yunus, Muhammad B., et al. "Fibromyalgia in Men: Comparison of Psychological Features With Women." The Journal of Rheumatology, vol. 31, no. 12, 2004, pp. 2464-7.
Yunus MB, Celiker R, Aldag JC. Fibromyalgia in men: comparison of psychological features with women. J Rheumatol. 2004;31(12):2464-7.
Yunus, M. B., Celiker, R., & Aldag, J. C. (2004). Fibromyalgia in men: comparison of psychological features with women. The Journal of Rheumatology, 31(12), pp. 2464-7.
Yunus MB, Celiker R, Aldag JC. Fibromyalgia in Men: Comparison of Psychological Features With Women. J Rheumatol. 2004;31(12):2464-7. PubMed PMID: 15570652.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Fibromyalgia in men: comparison of psychological features with women. AU - Yunus,Muhammad B, AU - Celiker,Reyhan, AU - Aldag,Jean C, PY - 2004/12/1/pubmed PY - 2005/3/11/medline PY - 2004/12/1/entrez SP - 2464 EP - 7 JF - The Journal of rheumatology JO - J. Rheumatol. VL - 31 IS - 12 N2 - OBJECTIVE: To describe possible differences in psychological factors in men compared to women with fibromyalgia syndrome (FM). METHODS: Forty men and 160 women with FM were evaluated for anxiety, stress, and depression measured by ordinal scales and validated psychological instruments. Clinical and psychological variables were evaluated by a protocol. RESULTS: Both men and women scored high in the psychological variables measured but the results were not significantly different between them. CONCLUSION: There was no significant difference between men and women with FM in their psychological status. SN - 0315-162X UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/15570652/Fibromyalgia_in_men:_comparison_of_psychological_features_with_women_ L2 - http://www.jrheum.org/cgi/pmidlookup?view=long&pmid=15570652 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -