The epidemiology of chronic syndromes that are frequently unexplained: do they have common associated factors?

@article{Aggarwal2006TheEO,
  title={The epidemiology of chronic syndromes that are frequently unexplained: do they have common associated factors?},
  author={Vishal R. Aggarwal and John McBeth and Joanna M Zakrzewska and Mark Lunt and Gary John Macfarlane},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={35 2},
  pages={468-76}
}
BACKGROUND Syndromes for which no physical or pathological changes can be found tend to be researched and managed in isolation although hypotheses suggest that they may be one entity. The objectives of our study were to investigate the co-occurrence, in the general population, of syndromes that are frequently unexplained and to evaluate whether they have common associated factors. METHODS We conducted a population-based cross-sectional survey that included 2,299 subjects who were registered… CONTINUE READING