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OBJECTIVE The long-term consequences of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) include substantial impairment in physical functioning and high levels of work disability. In the absence of a medical explanation for this impairment, some have speculated that it may be due to comorbid psychiatric illness or personality disorder. We addressed this possibility by(More)
OBJECTIVE This study examines the use of a community-delivered behavior management program for persons with traumatic brain injury and their caregivers and its effect on reduction of ratings of caregiver burden. DESIGN A control group was compared with an education only and education plus behavior management group with random assignment to conditions. (More)
The degree of neuropsychological dysfunction across multiple domains was examined in individuals suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). In this descriptive study, a similar series of neuropsychological tests was administered to a group of CFS patients and healthy participants. More specifically, CFS patients (n = 141) who met the 1994 Case(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the efficacy of a behavior management program delivered in the natural community setting for persons with brain injury and their caregivers. DESIGN Three-group randomized controlled trial. SETTING Homes and other community settings. PARTICIPANTS Thirty-seven persons with traumatic and other acquired brain injury and their(More)
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