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Non-pharmacological approaches to treatment.

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Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) as currently defined overlaps with other syndromes including chronic pain, fibromyalgia, anxiety and depression. It also resembles historical descriptions of neurasthenia. The role of psychological (cognitive) and behavioural therapies in CFS is examined. There are both pragmatic and theoretical arguments for their application to CFS. It is pragmatic to target obvious and treatable factors including inactivity and depression. A theoretical model in which psychol...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Ciba Foundation symposium
Volume:
173
Pages:
298-308
Publication date:
1993-01-01
ISSN:
0300-5208
URN:
uuid:37a15810-66b4-40dc-a547-b3bc5e77ce64
Source identifiers:
175843
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pubs:175843

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