Revista de la Sociedad Española del Dolor
versión impresa ISSN 1134-8046
MOIOLI, B. y MERAYO, L. A.. Effects of psychological intervention on pain and emotional state of persons with fibromyalgia. Rev. Soc. Esp. Dolor [online]. 2005, vol.12, n.8, pp.476-484. ISSN 1134-8046.
Objective: This work tries to evaluate the effectiveness of a protocol of group psychological treatment, cognitive-behavioral direction in patients with fibromyalgia (SFM). Method: Forty-eight women with SFM completed an initial evaluation and final "Interview to Patients of Pain" adapted Phillips (1988) "Inventory of Anxiety of Beck" from Beck et al. (1988); "Inventory of Depression of Beck" from Beck et al. (1961) adaptation from Count et al. (1976); "Questionnaire of Reinforcements" from Phillamy and Lewinsohn (1971), adaptation from Cheek et al. (1979); "Visual Analogical Scale of the Pain"; "Inventory of the Concept of Itself" from McKay and Fanning (1987). Results: The data show significant differences after the intervention, in values of anxiety, depression, and pain and show an increase of activities in the daily life. Conclusions: These data support the validity of the psychological intervention in the boarding of the fibromyalgia.
Palabras clave : Fibromyalgia; Coping; Chronic pain; Moods states.