References and resources

This module has been written using only published evidence. The user may wish to delve further into this difficult topic – a word of caution – there are many non-evidence based resources that are, at first glance, authoritative.

An excellent article on fibromyalgia – you will need access to the JAMA site and search on CLINICAL CROSSROADS - Fibromyalgia: A Clinical Review (Daniel J. Clauw) [MD1 JAMA. 2014;311(15):1547-1555. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.3266.]

Research article discussing the association of other symptoms in the development of chronic pain - Predictors of New-Onset Widespread Pain in Older Adults: Results From a Population-Based Prospective Cohort Study in the UK  (John McBeth, Rosie J. Lacey and Ross Wilkie Arthritis & Rheumatology) Volume 66, Issue 3, pages 757–767, March 2014

Further Information & Support Groups

The contact for Fibromyalgia in Wales is Carol Ross is email:

Tel: 07845 007304 (mobile support line).



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