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Psychiatric management of PVFS.

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Psychiatric management of PVFS (considered as a subtype of CFS) is a pragmatic approach to a disorder for which strictly biomedical treatments have so far had little to offer. Psychiatric assessment embraces a comprehensive (biopsychosocial) approach, and distinguishes factors that perpetuate the condition from those that may have precipitated it. Treatments are targeted at perpetuating factors. Few controlled treatment trials have been reported in patients selected specifically as meeting cr...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
British medical bulletin
Volume:
47
Issue:
4
Pages:
989-1005
Publication date:
1991-10-05
EISSN:
1471-8391
ISSN:
0007-1420
URN:
uuid:39748eef-1341-4ff8-94e3-fb184a506ce8
Source identifiers:
175803
Local pid:
pubs:175803

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