Fibromyalgia and Other Central Pain Syndromes

Fibromyalgia and Other Central Pain Syndromes

by Daniel J. Wallace , Daniel J. Clauw

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ISBN-10: 0781752612

ISBN-13: 9780781752619

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Fibromyalgia and Other Central Pain Syndromes

This volume is the first comprehensive text devoted to fibromyalgia and other centrally mediated chronic pain syndromes. Leading experts examine the latest research findings on these syndromes and present evidence-based reviews of current controversies.

Chapters discuss the definition, epidemiology, and pathophysiology of chronic pain and fibromyalgia, the clinical presentations of fibromyalgia syndrome, and central sensitization syndromes associated with chronic neuromuscular pain. The contributors thoroughly examine various approaches to evaluation and management of patients with fibromyalgia and chronic pain. Other chapters focus on disability issues, prognosis, and future research directions. A critically reviewed listing of Websites and other resources is included.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. The History of Fibromyalgia 1

    Daniel J. Wallace

  2. The Taxonomy of Chronic Pain: Moving
    Toward More Mechanistic Classifications 9

    Daniel J. Clauw

  3. The Epidemiology of Chronic Widespread
    Pain and Fibromyalgia 17

    John McBeth

  4. The Concept of Central Sensitivity
    Syndromes 29

    Muhammad B. Yunus

  5. The Neurobiology of Chronic
    Musculoskeletal Pain (Includes Chronic
    Regional Pain) 45

    Roland Staud

  6. Neurotransmitters, Cytokines, Hormones,
    and the Immune System in Chronic
    Nonneuropathic Pain 63

    I. Jon Russell

  7. Dysfunction of the Autonomic Nervous
    System in Chronic Pain Syndromes 81

    Manuel Martinez-Lavin

  8. Functional Imaging of Pain 89

    Richard H. Gracely and Laurence A. Bradley

  9. Muscles and Peripheral Abnormalities in Fibromyalgia 101

    Haiko Sprott

  10. Sleep and Its Potential Role in Chronic
    Pain and Fatigue 115

    Harvey Moldofsky and James G. MacFarlane

  11. Symptoms and Signs of Fibromyalgia
    Syndrome: An Overview 125

    Muhammad B. Yunus

  12. Neurologic Features of Fibromyalgia 133

    Robert Bennett

  13. Myofascial Pain Syndromes of the Head and Face 145

    Eli Eliav and Rafael Benoliel

  14. Psychosocial Factors in Fibromyalgia 165

    Laurence A. Bradley and Graciela S. Alarcón

  15. Fibromyalgia in Children 177

    David D. Sherry

  16. Fibromyalgia in Inflammatory and Endocrine Disorders 187

    David S. Hallegua

  17. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 197

    Atul Deodhar

  18. The Functional Bowel Disorder Spectrum 209

    Lucinda A. Harris and Lin Chang

  19. Genitourinary Associations with Fibromyalgia 235

    Daniel J. Wallace and Swamy Venuturupalli

  20. Chronic Low Back Pain 241
    Thorsten Giesecke and Michael E. Geisser
  21. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome 259

    Franklin Kozin

  22. The Role of Trauma in Chronic
    Neuromuscular Pain 267

    Samuel A. McLean, Daniel J. Clauw,
    and David A. Williams

  23. Controversial Syndromes and Their
    Relationship to Fibromyalgia 281

    Swamy Venuturupalli and Daniel J. Wallace

  24. The Evaluation of Individuals with Chronic Widespread Pain 293

    Daniel J. Clauw

  25. The Differential Diagnosis of Chronic
    Regional Pain 299

    Kevin P. White

  26. Assessment Tools and Outcome Measures
    Used in the Investigation of Fibromyalgia 309

    Stuart L. Silverman and Susan A. Martin

  27. Lifestyle and Environmental Interventions in Fibromyalgia and Related Conditions 321

    Stephanie A. Bolling and Thomas M. Susko

  28. The Use of Exercise and Rehabilitation
    Regimens 329

    Kaisa Mannerkorpi and Maura Daly Iversen

  29. Cognitive and Behavioral Approaches to Chronic Pain 343

    David A. Williams

  30. Local Therapy for Fibromyalgia and
    Nonneuropathic Pain 353

    Lan Chen, Jodi Goldman-Knaub, and Sally Pullman-Mooar

  31. Systemic Therapies for Chronic Pain 365

    Lesley M. Arnold

  32. Complementary and Alternative
    Medicine for Fibromyalgia 389

    Edzard Ernst

  33. The Economic Impact of Fibromyalgia on Society and Disability Issues 395

    Daniel J. Wallace

  34. Prognosis 401

    Arash A. Horizon and Michael H. Weisman

  35. Future Research Directions 405

    Leslie J. Crofford

    Appendix 413

    Index 417

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Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Reviewer: H Chan, DO (Washington University Medical Center)
Description: This is a well written, thorough book on fibromyalgia. Specialists, general practitioners, and students will benefit and learn a lot.
Purpose: The purpose is to share the rapidly growing knowledge in the area of fibromyalgia and pain syndromes. These are worthy objectives, as it is comprehensive. The book meets the author's objectives.
Audience: The target audience ranges from students and residents to general and specialized practitioners. The authors are credible.
Features: This well-written book explores the full spectrum of fibromyalgia and related pain syndromes. It tries to include evidence-based medicine in its discussion. I would recommend adding color pictures and diagrams.
Assessment: This book is nicely written and is useful because it is comprehensive.

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