Which psychiatric comorbidities are associated with fibromyalgia?

Updated: Nov 14, 2018
  • Author: Chad S Boomershine, MD, PhD, CPI, CPT; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
  • Print
Answer

Lifetime psychiatric comorbidity is common in individuals with fibromyalgia, including the following [68, 69] :

  • Mood disorders (bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder)

  • Anxiety disorders (generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, PTSD, social phobia)

  • Eating disorders

  • Substance use disorders


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!