Psychiatric Aspects of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia

@article{Houdenhove2010PsychiatricAO,
  title={Psychiatric Aspects of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia},
  author={Boudewijn van Houdenhove and Stefan Kempke and Patrick Luyten},
  journal={Current Psychiatry Reports},
  year={2010},
  volume={12},
  pages={208-214}
}
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… 
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