Risk factors for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: a systematic scoping review of multiple predictor studies

@article{Hempel2007RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis: a systematic scoping review of multiple predictor studies},
  author={Susanne Hempel and Duncan Chambers and Anne-Marie Bagnall and Carol Forbes},
  journal={Psychological Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={38},
  pages={915 - 926}
}
Background The aetiology of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is still unknown. The identification of risk factors for CFS/ME is of great importance to practitioners. Method A systematic scoping review was conducted to locate studies that analysed risk factors for CFS/ME using multiple predictors. We searched for published and unpublished literature in 11 electronic databases, reference lists of retrieved articles and guideline stakeholder submissions in conjunction… Expand
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