Email updates

Keep up to date with the latest news and content from Arthritis Research & Therapy and BioMed Central.

Open Badges Correction

The Revised Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQR): validation and psychometric properties

Robert M Bennett1*, Ronald Friend12, Kim D Jones1, Rachel Ward1, Bobby K Han3 and Rebecca L Ross1

Author Affiliations

1 Fibromyalgia Research Unit, Oregon Health & Science University, 3455 SW Veterans Road, Portland, OR 97239, USA

2 Department of Psychology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794-2500, USA

3 Physicians Building Group, 1234 Commercial Street SE, Salem, OR 97302, USA

For all author emails, please log on.

Arthritis Research & Therapy 2009, 11:415  doi:10.1186/ar2830

See related research article by Bennett et al.,

The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at:

Published:16 October 2009

© 2009 BioMed Central Ltd


Following publication of our recent article [1] we noticed that the file provided as additional data file 2, the Symptom Impact Questionnaire (SIQR), was incorrect. The correct file is given here as additional data file 1.

Additional file 1. A PDF that provides the 2 page version of the FIQR that was used in the non-fibromyalgia patients; this questionnaire does not use the word 'fibromyalgia' and is termed the Symptom Impact Questionnaire (SIQR).

Format: PDF Size: 52KB Download file

This file can be viewed with: Adobe Acrobat Reader


  1. Bennett RM, Friend R, Jones KD, Ward R, Han BK, Ross RL: The Revised Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQR): validation and psychometric properties.

    Arthritis Res Ther 2009, 11:R120. PubMed Abstract | BioMed Central Full Text | PubMed Central Full Text OpenURL