Chronic fatigue syndrome in an ethnically diverse population: the influence of psychosocial adversity and physical inactivity

@inproceedings{Bhui2011ChronicFS,
  title={Chronic fatigue syndrome in an ethnically diverse population: the influence of psychosocial adversity and physical inactivity},
  author={Kamaldeep S Bhui and Sokratis Dinos and Deborah Ashby and James Nazroo and Simon Wessely and Peter D White},
  booktitle={BMC medicine},
  year={2011}
}
BackgroundChronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a complex multifactorial disorder. This paper reports the prevalence of chronic fatigue (CF) and CFS in an ethnically diverse population sample and tests whether prevalence varies by social adversity, social support, physical inactivity, anxiety and depression.MethodsAnalysis of survey data linking the Health Survey for England (1998 and 1999) and the Ethnic Minority Psychiatric Illness Rates in the Community (EMPIRIC) study undertaken in 2000. The… CONTINUE READING
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