Chronic fatigue syndrome: a review.

@article{Afari2003ChronicFS,
  title={Chronic fatigue syndrome: a review.},
  author={Niloofar Afari and Dedra Buchwald},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2003},
  volume={160 2},
  pages={
          221-36
        }
}
  • N. AfariD. Buchwald
  • Published 1 February 2003
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The American journal of psychiatry
OBJECTIVE Chronic fatigue syndrome is an illness characterized by disabling fatigue of at least 6 months, accompanied by several other symptoms. This review summarizes the current state of knowledge about chronic fatigue syndrome. METHOD The case definition, prevalence, clinical presentation, evaluation, and prognosis of chronic fatigue syndrome are discussed. Research on the pathophysiology and treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome is reviewed. RESULTS Chronic fatigue syndrome is diagnosed… 

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