Premorbid predictors of chronic fatigue.

  title={Premorbid predictors of chronic fatigue.},
  author={Kenji Kato and Patrick F. Sullivan and Birgitta Eveng{\aa}rd and Nancy L Pedersen},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  volume={63 11},
CONTEXT Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disabling problem characterized by persistent fatigue lasting at least 6 months with a number of ancillary symptoms. Although the etiology of chronic fatiguing illness is unknown, some evidence suggests that stress may confer increased risk for development of the disorder. Moreover, subjects with chronic fatiguing illness may have distinctive personality traits, although this finding could reflect confounding by other mechanisms. OBJECTIVE To assess the… CONTINUE READING
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