Evaluation of personality profile in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome and healthy controls

Vural M., Berkol T. D., Erdogdu Z., Kucukserat B., Aksoy C.

MODERN RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.24, no.5, pp.823-828, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/14397595.2013.868069
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.823-828
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Objectives. Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is associated with widespread musculoskeletal pain disorder characterized by various symptoms. Our aim was to compare the personality profiles and psychological aspects between FMS patients and control subjects. Additionally, we evaluated the FMS symptoms, pain and functional status. A total of 72 female patients with FMS and 64 age- and sex-matched healthy controls were included.