A 12-year follow-up of 166 women with fibromyalgia (FM) or chronic widespread pain (CWP) in
The 166 women participated in a Randomised Controlled Trial called GAU in 2004-2005, aiming
to investigate the effect of pool exercise and patient education.
The primary aim of the present study is to examine the change of symptoms after 11-12 years
in 166 women with FM or CWP and also investigate predictors of change of symptoms and work
The 166 women will be asked to participate in the present follow-up study. The follow-up
examination comprises a standardised interview of symptoms and demographic variables, a
battery of self-administered questionnaires and tests of physical function.