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Operant learning versus energy conservation activity pacing treatments in a sample of patients with fibromyalgia syndrome: A pilot randomized controlled trial

Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a clinical condition characterized by chronic widespread pain, fatigue, and non-refreshing sleep, and is frequently associated with cognitive impairment 13. FMS prevalence in the general adult population ranges between 2% and 6% 13. Exercise and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) are strongly recommended, in addition to pharmacologic therapy, as essential parts of its treatment 3,13. However, one of the challenges in assessing the effectiveness of CBT is that it involves various interventions 53.

Operant learning versus energy conservation activity pacing treatments in a sample of patients with fibromyalgia syndrome: A pilot randomized controlled trial

Orginally Published At: Pain Journal

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