Chronic fatigue syndrome

Davin Dickerson, William Marcil, Fred Petty

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Abstract

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), also termed Immune Dysfunction Syndrome or (in Europe) Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, is not a new condition. In the 19th century, symptoms resembling CFS were termed. neurasthenia, or nervous exhaustion. From 1930 through the 1950s, outbreaks of a disorder marked by prolonged fatigue were reported in the United States and many other countries. Beginning in the early 1980s, interest in CFS was revived by reports in the United States and other countries of outbreaks of long-term debilitating fatigue. Fatigue that impairs normal activities for more than six months and has no identifiable medical or psychological etiology is termed. unexplained chronic fatigue ...

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationxPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages1-5
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Fatigue
Disease Outbreaks
Neurasthenia
Psychology

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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Dickerson, D., Marcil, W., & Petty, F. (2011). Chronic fatigue syndrome. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference (pp. 1-5). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-008055232-3.60636-1

Chronic fatigue syndrome. / Dickerson, Davin; Marcil, William; Petty, Fred.

xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference. Elsevier Inc., 2011. p. 1-5.

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Dickerson, D, Marcil, W & Petty, F 2011, Chronic fatigue syndrome. in xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference. Elsevier Inc., pp. 1-5. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-008055232-3.60636-1
Dickerson D, Marcil W, Petty F. Chronic fatigue syndrome. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference. Elsevier Inc. 2011. p. 1-5 https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-008055232-3.60636-1
Dickerson, Davin ; Marcil, William ; Petty, Fred. / Chronic fatigue syndrome. xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference. Elsevier Inc., 2011. pp. 1-5
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