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Opioids for managing chronic non-malignant pain: safe and effective prescribing.

Kahan M, Srivastava A, Wilson L, Mailis-Gagnon A, Midmer D. Addiction Medical Service, St Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. kahanm@stjoe.on.ca OBJECTIVE: To review the evidence on safe and effective prescribing of opioids for chronic non-malignant pain. QUALITY OF EVIDENCE: … Continue reading

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Violence, stress, and somatic syndromes.

Crofford LJ. Center for the Advancement of Women’s Health, University of Kentucky. lcrofford@uky.edu. Syndromes characterized by pain, fatigue, mood disorder, cognitive dysfunction, and sleep disturbance have been referred to as stress-related somatic disorders by virtue of the observation that onset … Continue reading

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Pain acceptance moderates the relation between pain and negative affect in female osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia patients.

Kratz AL, Davis MC, Zautra AJ. . Background: Chronic pain is often intractable despite advanced medical and psychotherapeutic treatments. Pain acceptance is emerging as a promising complement to control-based pain management strategies and a likely approach to maintaining quality of … Continue reading

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Aquatic Training and Detraining on Fitness and Quality of Life in Fibromyalgia.

Tomas-Carus P, Häkkinen A, Gusi N, Leal A, Häkkinen K, Ortega-Alonso A. 1 Fitness and Lifequality Laboratory, Faculty of Sports Sciences, University of Extremadura, Cáceres, SPAIN; 2 Department of Sports Sciences, Physical Activity and Health, University of Evora, Evora, PORTUGAL; … Continue reading

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Violence, stress, and somatic syndromes.

Crofford LJ. Center for the Advancement of Women’s Health, University of Kentucky. lcrofford@uky.edu. Syndromes characterized by pain, fatigue, mood disorder, cognitive dysfunction, and sleep disturbance have been referred to as stress-related somatic disorders by virtue of the observation that onset … Continue reading

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Cognitive functioning and aging in women.

Badgio PC, Worden BL. pbadgio@msn.com Deficits in cognitive function may impact one’s ability to attend to stimuli, think clearly, reason, and remember. Impaired cognitive function is a common complaint among older women presenting for treatment in both mental health and … Continue reading

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Striatal grey matter increase in patients suffering from fibromyalgia – A voxel-based morphometry study.

Schmidt-Wilcke T, Luerding R, Weigand T, Jürgens T, Schuierer G, Leinisch E, Bogdahn U. Department of Neurology, Universitätsklinik Regensburg, Universitätsstraße 84, D-93053 Regensburg, Germany. Fibromyalgia (FM), among other chronic pain syndromes, such as chronic tension type headache and atypical face … Continue reading

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