The original edition of this classic survival manual offered the first comprehensive patient guide for managing these conditions. Its extensive set of healing tools included targeted bodywork for painful trigger points and strategies to helpccope with chronic pain and sleep problems and the numbing effects of fibrofog. More than 75 percent of the second edition is new or updated material, including coverage of promising new research on the causes of fibromyalgia, evaluation of new treatments, complete discussions of special issues for women and men, and the latest information on medication. An update of the first edition's popular provider index helps sufferers select those practitioners who will take their complaints seriously and offer knowledgeable treatment advice.
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Author Biography - Devin J. Starlanyl
Devin Starlanyl specializes in education in the field of fibromyalgia and chronic myofascial pain. She is the past director of the Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain Institute and serves as facilitator for the FMS and CMP support group at a local hospital. A consultant and clinical researcher who assists FMS/CMP patients through FIBROM-L listserv, an Internet support group, Devin Starlanyl also maintains a comprehensive Web site about FMS and CMP (http: //www.sover.net/ devstar). She is the coauthor of the first edition of "Fibromyalgia & Chronic Myofascial Pain Syndrome" and author of "The Fibromyalgia Advocate," and as someone with both conditions, writes as one who understands from the inside. Mary Ellen Copeland, M.S., M.A., is coauthor of the first edition of "Fibromyalgia & Chronic Myofascial Pain Syndrome" and also knows firsthand the consequences of FMS/CMP. A distinguished teacher, writer, and lecturer, Ms. Copeland is the author of "Healing the Trauma of Abuse," T"he Depression Workbook," "Living Without Depression and Manic Depression," "The Worry Control Workbook," "The Loneliness Workbook," and "Winning Against Relapse." Her audiotape, "Living with Depression ""and Manic Depression," and her videotape, "Coping with Depression," are widely used by therapists and depression clinics."