CHINESE MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.126, no.19, pp.3705-3711, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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juvenile fibromyalgia syndrome, pain, depression, quality of life, school performance, CHRONIC PAIN, CHILDREN, ABSENTEEISM, IMPAIRMENT, DISABILITY, ARTHRITIS, HEALTH
Background Juvenile Fibromyalgia Syndrome (JFMS) is a chronic health condition characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain and multiple tender points (TP). The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of JFMS in the urban population of Samsun and to determine the impact of JFMS on depression symptoms, school performance and quality of life (QOL).