History of postviral fatigue syndrome.

@article{Wessely1991HistoryOP,
  title={History of postviral fatigue syndrome.},
  author={Simon Wessely},
  journal={British medical bulletin},
  year={1991},
  volume={47 4},
  pages={
          919-41
        }
}
  • S. Wessely
  • Published 1 October 1991
  • Medicine
  • British medical bulletin
In writing a history of any illness there is always a dilemma whether to attempt the story of the condition 'itself', the medical attempts to define its nature, or to glimpse it via our changing reactions. The easiest is a straightforward account of the attempts of scientists to solve a problem--the classic medical detective story. However, this is often more fiction than fact. Medicine rarely moves smoothly from ignorance to knowledge, but often in a more circular fashion. A historical… 

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