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  • 2015, Chronic fatigue syndrome: Features of a population of patients from northern Italy[1](Full Text)

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  1. Capelli, E; Lorusso, L; Ghitti, M; Venturini, L; Cusa, C; Ricevuti, Giovanni (Mar 2015). "Chronic fatigue syndrome: Features of a population of patients from northern Italy". International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology. 28 (1): 53–59. doi:10.1177/0394632015572074. ISSN 0394-6320. 

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.

cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) - A type of psychotherapy geared toward modifying alleged unhealthy thinking, behaviors or illness beliefs. One of the treatment arms used in the controversial PACE trial.

graded exercise therapy (GET) - A gradual increase in exercise or activity, according to a pre-defined plan. Focuses on overcoming the patient's alleged unhelpful illness beliefs that exertion can exacerbate symptoms, rather than on reversing physical deconditioning. Considered controversial, and possibly harmful, in the treatment or management of ME. One of the treatment arms of the controversial PACE trial.

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