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Psychological distress in fibromyalgia patients: a role for catechol-O-methyl-transferase Val158met polymorphism

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Published in Health Psychology Review. 2012, vol. 31, no. 2, p. 242-9
Abstract Fibromyalgia (FM) has been related to biochemical alterations, central pain sensitization and psychological distress. Among genetic and environmental hypotheses, a role was suggested for catechol-O-methyl-transferase (COMT), a modulator in the metabolism of monoaminergic neurotransmitters.
Keywords AdultCase-Control StudiesCatechol O-Methyltransferase/genetics/metabolism/physiologyCatecholsDepressionFemaleFibromyalgia/genetics/physiopathology/psychologyGenotypeGuaiacolHumansMaleMiddle AgedPain/geneticsPolymorphism, GeneticStress, PsychologicalTransferases/genetics
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Research groups Attentes et représentations des patients (247)
Groupe Desmeules Jules (pharmacologie/toxicologie) (567)
Groupe Bouchardy Magnin Christine (Registre genevois des tumeurs) (532)
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DESMEULES, Jules Alexandre et al. Psychological distress in fibromyalgia patients: a role for catechol-O-methyl-transferase Val158met polymorphism. In: Health Psychology Review, 2012, vol. 31, n° 2, p. 242-9. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:29415

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