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Chronic fatigue syndrome.

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Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a medically unexplained illness characterized by chronic, disabling fatigue, impaired concentration, muscle pain, and other somatic symptoms. The conceptual difficulties associated with all medically unexplained illnesses contribute to the controversy surrounding CFS, which has centered around whether it is best regarded as a medical or as a psychiatric condition. Clinically, such an approach is not helpful, and current research suggests that both pathophysio...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
The Psychiatric clinics of North America
Volume:
19
Issue:
3
Pages:
549-573
Publication date:
1996-09-05
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EISSN:
1558-3147
ISSN:
0193-953X
URN:
uuid:45a108ef-64cc-48ea-a78e-bf1d9376e885
Source identifiers:
175848
Local pid:
pubs:175848

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