The Energy Envelope Theory and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  title={The Energy Envelope Theory and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome},
  author={Leonard A. Jason},
  journal={Workplace Health \& Safety},
  pages={189 - 195}
  • L. Jason
  • Published 1 May 2008
  • Psychology
  • Workplace Health & Safety
Individuals with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) have little stamina and endurance, and pose a challenge for nursing professionals. The Energy Envelope Theory, which posits that maintaining expended energy levels consistent with available energy levels may reduce the frequency and severity of symptoms, is particularly useful when working with clients with ME/CFS. Anecdotal support from the client community for this theory supports its use as a management tool for ME… 

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