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Post-exertional malaise is associated with greater symptom burden & psychological distress in patients diagnosed with CFS

Post-exertional malaise is associated with greater symptom burden and psychological distress in patients diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Marcella May, Sara F Milrad, Dolores M Perdomo, Sara J Czaja, Mary Ann Fletcher, Devika R Jutagir, Daniel L Hall, Nancy … Continue reading

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Methods of applying the CDC1994 case definition

Research abstract: Background: Multiple case definitions are in use to identify chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Even when using the same definition, methods used to apply definitional criteria may affect results. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) conducted two population-based studies estimating CFS … Continue reading

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Symptoms predating CFS could give useful information

Research abstract The Fukuda et al. (1994) criteria for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) specifies that a symptom can only be included within a diagnosis if it is experienced concurrently or following the onset of fatigue. In order to investigate this … Continue reading

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