Research project

Fibromyalgia and Us

This comic has been designed with the purpose of raising awareness of fibromyalgia amongst professionals, families, and communities.

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Start date

September 2017

Fibromyalgia and Us illustrates the ongoing life transitions of those who have fibromyalgia as well as its impact on significant others. It highlights the importance of a strong support network to enable people to adapt to the multiple transitions triggered by fibromyalgia and flourish despite its substantial challenging consequences. 

Professors Divya Jindal-Snape and Chris Murray met with Stewart Hosie, MP on 1 March 2019. The project was tabled as Early Day Motion at the House of Commons and a press release was sent from his office.

This comic is available in an electronic format and can be printed and used for educational and non-commercial purposes with due citation.

Due to popular demand, this comic has also been translated to Spanish and Maltese.

Reference:

Jindal-Snape, D., Keiller, A., Kelly, L., Langlands-Scott, J.,  Murray, C., Snape, A., Snape, J., Snape, N., Warden, F., & Whittingham, B. (2017). Fibromyalgia and us: Living with fibromyalgia (Illustrations by E. Balson, Z. Dominiak, D. Herd, R. Horner,  A. Larkin, N. Millar, H. Robinson and L. Wilson). Dundee: UniVerse.

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Research project