Cognitive and Memory Function in Patients With Fibromyalgia

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2008 by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : November 11, 2008
Last Update Posted : November 11, 2008
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Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center

Brief Summary:

Patients suffering from Fibromyalgia will be examined for the presence of memory and/or cognitive impairment using specific psychological tests.

Their results will be compared to those with active RA associated with pain and with a normal control group.

Condition or disease
Fibromyalgia Cognitive Impairment

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 80 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Cognitive and Memory Function in Patients With Fibromyalgia and Their Influence on Disability
Study Start Date : December 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date : October 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date : April 2010

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Fibromyalgia Memory

patients with fibromyalgia
patients with active RA

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
50 patients with fibromyalgia 30 patients with RA 20 healthy controls

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients suffering from fibromyalgia patients suffering from active RA

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with depressive disorders Patients treated with SSRI

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00789178

Contact: Moshe Tishler, MD 97289779262

Asaf Harofe Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Zrifin, Israel, 70300
Contact: Anat Alon, BA    97289779263      
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center

Responsible Party: Prof. Moshe Tishler /Head Department of Medicine B, Asaf Harofe Medical Center Identifier: NCT00789178     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 154/08
First Posted: November 11, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 11, 2008
Last Verified: November 2008

Keywords provided by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center:
memory disturbances

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cognitive Dysfunction
Myofascial Pain Syndromes
Cognition Disorders
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases