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Reduced complexity of activity patterns in patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a case control study

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ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is an illness characterised by pervasive physical and mental fatigue without specific identified pathological changes. Many patients with CFS show reduced physical activity which, though quantifiable, has yielded little information to date. Nonlinear dynamic analysis of physiological data can be used to measure complexity in terms of dissimilarity within timescales and similarity across timescales. A reduction in these objective measures ha...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1751-0759-3-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BioPsychoSocial Medicine Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 7
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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EISSN:
1751-0759
ISSN:
1751-0759
URN:
uuid:74e1e8c5-6509-4050-8ed9-dbb7363089ee
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178783
Local pid:
pubs:178783

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