Defining recovery in chronic fatigue syndrome: a critical review

  title={Defining recovery in chronic fatigue syndrome: a critical review},
  author={Jenna L. Adamowicz and I. Caikauskaite and F. Friedberg},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  • Jenna L. Adamowicz, I. Caikauskaite, F. Friedberg
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Quality of Life Research
  • AbstractPurposeIn chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), the lack of consensus on how recovery should be defined or interpreted has generated controversy and confusion. The purpose of this paper was to systematically review, compare, and evaluate the definitions of recovery reported in the CFS literature and to make recommendations about the scope of recovery assessments. MethodsA search was done using the MEDLINE, PubMed, PsycINFO, CINAHL, and Cochrane databases for peer review papers that contained… CONTINUE READING

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