Predictors of outcome following treatment for chronic fatigue

Darbishire, Lucy ORCID:, Seed, Paul and Ridsdale, Leone (2005) Predictors of outcome following treatment for chronic fatigue. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 186 (4). pp. 350-351. ISSN 0007-1250

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We explored the role of baseline characteristics of 105 patients who presented with fatigue in primary care in determining outcome following either graded exercise or cognitive-behavioural therapy. Meeting the criteria for chronic fatigue syndrome was the most powerful predictor of poor outcome and this negative effect was enhanced by greater functional impairment or greater perceived negative consequences, but was not further enhanced by both.

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Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Health Sciences
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Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2017 05:06
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2022 02:58
DOI: 10.1192/bjp.186.4.350

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