A fascinating look at the progression of a once-discounted medical disorder, from suspicion of malingering and mental illness to mainline acceptance by the world medical community.
· A historic timeline pinpoints important moments in the efforts to define, diagnose, and relieve fibromyalgia
· A complete glossary helps readers understand potentially difficult medical terminology related to fibromyalgia
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Not that long ago, patients complaining of severe pain at the slightest touch were all too often met with disbelief from the health care profession, as well as by family, friends, and coworkers. But with cases growing and evidence mounting, this mysterious condition is becoming less mysterious and is increasingly recognized as a genuine illness.About the Author:
Kim Dupree Jones, PhD, is associate professor of nursing and assistant professor of medicine at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR.
Janice Holt Hoffman, CES, is a certified clinical exercise specialist at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR.
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