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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Priebe, S; Fakhoury, WK; Henningsen, P 
Title:
Functional incapacity and physical and psychological symptoms: how they interconnect in chronic fatigue syndrome. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: It has been argued that perceived functional incapacity might be a primary characteristic of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and could be explained by physical symptoms. If so, it could be expected to be closely associated with physical, but not psychological symptoms. The study tests this hypothesis. SAMPLING AND METHODS: The sample consisted of 73 patients, with a diagnosis of CFS according to the Oxford criteria, randomly selected from clinics in the Departments of Immunology and P...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Psychopathology 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
41 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
339-45 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0254-4962 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie