Randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled treatment trial of fluoxetine and graded exercise for chronic fatigue syndrome.

@article{Wearden1998RandomisedDP,
  title={Randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled treatment trial of fluoxetine and graded exercise for chronic fatigue syndrome.},
  author={Alison Wearden and Richard K Morriss and Ricky Mullis and Paul Laurence Strickland and DavidJ. Pearson and Louis Appleby and Iain T. Campbell and Jonathan A. Morris},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1998},
  volume={172},
  pages={
          485-90
        }
}
BACKGROUND The Joint Working Group of the Royal Colleges of Physicians, Psychiatrists and General Practitioners (1996) recommended graded exercise and antidepressants for patients with chronic fatigue syndrome. We assessed efficacy and acceptability of these treatments. METHOD Six-month prospective randomised placebo and therapist contact time controlled trial with allocation to one of four treatment cells: exercise and 20 mg fluoxetine, exercise and placebo drug, appointments only and 20 mg… CONTINUE READING
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