Subjective quality of life in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome

@article{Rakib2004SubjectiveQO,
  title={Subjective quality of life in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome},
  author={Abdur Rakib and Paul Bernard White and AnthonyJ. Pinching and B. Hedge and Nina Newbery and Walid K H Fakhoury and Stefan Priebe},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={14},
  pages={11-19}
}
The aim of this study was to (1) assess Subjective Quality of Life (SQOL) of patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) using a generic concept and to compare the findings with those in groups with mental disorders and healthy subjects, and (2) investigate whether and, if so, to what extent socio-demographic and clinical variables predict SQOL in CFS patients. Seventy-three patients diagnosed with CFS were randomly selected and interviewed from two specialised clinics. CFS was diagnosed using… CONTINUE READING

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