Prevalence of juvenile fibromyalgia syndrome in an urban population of Turkish adolescents: impact on depressive symptoms, quality of life and school performance

DURMAZ Y. , ALAYLI G., CANBAZ S., Zahiroglu Y., BİLGİCİ A., İLHANLI İ., ...Daha Fazla

CHINESE MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.126, sa.19, ss.3705-3711, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier


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).