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Fatigue in the chronic fatigue syndrome: a cognitive phenomenon?

Abstract:

What is the source of the perception of excessive fatigue in the chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)? Studies of physiological response to aerobic activity, of muscle pathology and muscle function in CFS, are reviewed, and suggest that the subjective report of fatigue is not due to any peripheral impairment. In addition, current technological methods such as electroencephalography have failed to uncover the nature of any abnormality in the central motor unit. A physiological model which proposes t...

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Journal of psychosomatic research More from this journal
Volume:
41
Issue:
5
Pages:
415-426
Publication date:
1996-11-01
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EISSN:
1879-1360
ISSN:
0022-3999
Language:
English
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uuid:d4108406-a16c-4ffb-a09b-8f05be7a0037
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13705
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2012-12-19

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