Chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia in diagnosed sleep disorders: a further test of the ‘unitary’ hypothesis

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BACKGROUND Since chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and fibromyalgia (FM) often co-exist, some believe they reflect the same process, somatization. Against that hypothesis are data suggesting FM but not CFS was common in patients with sleep-disordered breathing (SDB). The presence of discrete case definitions for CFS and FM allowed us to explore rates of CFS… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12883-015-0308-2

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@inproceedings{Pejovic2015ChronicFS, title={Chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia in diagnosed sleep disorders: a further test of the ‘unitary’ hypothesis}, author={Slobodanka Pejovic and Benjamin H. Natelson and Maria Basta and J Fernandez-Mendoza and Fauzia Mahr and Alexandros N. Vgontzas}, booktitle={BMC neurology}, year={2015} }