The Handbook of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
|Author||Leonard A. Jason, Patricia A. Fennell, and Renee R. Taylor|
|Subject||Chronic Fatigue Syndrome|
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The Handbook of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome provides authoritative coverage of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). A leading group of international contributors present up-to-date information and guidance to improve the understanding, proper identification, and treatment of this debilitating disease.
The handbook's comprehensive, multidisciplinary format draws on the medical, as well as mental health-related, aspects of CFS, including:
- History, diagnosis, and classification
- Treatment and intervention
- Pediatric and community issues
Topics covered include complexity of diagnosis, social effects of chronic disorders, and a variety of treatment techniques, including phase-based therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapies, exercise therapy, and nutritional approaches.
An insightful and unique resource, the Handbook of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is an enlightening book for all mental health professionals, including psychologists, social workers, and counselors, as well as medical personnel, such as nurses, physicians, and physical-occupational therapists.
Review[edit | edit source]
- Reviewed by Lisa M. Cantor, M.D. in Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - (Full text)
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