Couples' perceptions of wives' CFS symptoms, symptom change, and impact on the marital relationship.

@article{Goodwin2000CouplesPO,
  title={Couples' perceptions of wives' CFS symptoms, symptom change, and impact on the marital relationship.},
  author={Sarah S. Goodwin},
  journal={Issues in mental health nursing},
  year={2000},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={347-63}
}
The purpose of this descriptive correlational study was to describe the differences in couples' perceptions of wives' Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) symptoms and to describe the relationship between changing symptoms and the marital relationship. The convenience sample of 131 wives with CFS and their spouses reported symptom changes similarly. However, wives reported significantly higher problem levels for constitutional, fatigue, cognition, central nervous system (CNS), musculoskeletal, and… CONTINUE READING

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