Disability studies is an academic field that typically brings interdisciplinary methods to bear on variety of questions around disability, including social, political, cultural, and economic aspects.
The first disability studies program was founded at Syracuse University in 1994. As of 2013, some 35 colleges and universities have related programs, with the programs at Syracuse, City University of New York (CUNY), and University of Illinois at Chicago being among the best known.
Notable studies[edit | edit source]
- 2011, Fatigue Scales and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Issues of Sensitivity and Specificity
References[edit | edit source]
- Simon, Cecilia Capuzzi (Nov 1, 2013). "Disability Studies: A New Normal". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved Apr 1, 2019.
- Lerch, Athena; Anderson, Valerie; Hunnell, Jessica; Brown, Abigail; Porter, Nicole; Brown, Molly; Evans, Jason Meredyth; Jason, Leonard (Feb 4, 2011). "Fatigue Scales and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Issues of Sensitivity and Specificity". Disability Studies Quarterly. 31 (1). doi:10.18061/dsq.v31i1.1375. ISSN 2159-8371.
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chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) - A fatigue-based illness. The term CFS was invented invented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as an replacement for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Some view CFS as a neurological disease, others use the term for any unexplained long-term fatigue. Sometimes used as a the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, despite the different diagnostic criteria.