Psychiatric Aspects of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia

@article{Houdenhove2010PsychiatricAO,
  title={Psychiatric Aspects of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia},
  author={B. Houdenhove and S. Kempke and P. Luyten},
  journal={Current Psychiatry Reports},
  year={2010},
  volume={12},
  pages={208-214}
}
  • B. Houdenhove, S. Kempke, P. Luyten
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Current Psychiatry Reports
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome and/or fibromyalgia (CFS/FM) consists of highly overlapping, medically unexplained symptoms, including long-lasting fatigue, effort intolerance, cognitive dysfunction, and widespread pain and tenderness. CFS/FM often seems to be triggered by infections and physical trauma, but depression, sleep disturbances, and personality may also be involved. Moreover, dysregulation of the stress system, the immune system, and central pain mechanisms may determine the pathophysiology… CONTINUE READING
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