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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 408436, 2 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/408436
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Complementary and Alternative Medicine for the Treatment of Fibromyalgia

1Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine, Kliniken Essen-Mitte, Faculty of Medicine, University of Duisburg-Essen, 45276 Essen, Germany
2Department of Internal Medicine 1, Klinikum Saarbrücken, 66119 Saarbrücken, Germany
3Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Technische Universität München, 81865 München, Germany
4Service de Médecine Interne et Thérapeutique, Centre de la Douleur, Hôtel Dieu, Université Paris Descartes, INSERM U 987, Paris, France
5Department of Rheumatology, Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
6Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy

Received 17 November 2013; Accepted 17 November 2013; Published 9 January 2014

Copyright © 2014 Jost Langhorst et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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