The Handbook of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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The Handbook of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
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Author Leonard A. Jason, Patricia A. Fennell, and Renee R. Taylor
Country United States
Language English
Subject Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Genre Medical
Publisher Wiley
Publication date
2003
Media type print
Pages 794
ISBN 978-0471415121

The Handbook of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a book by Leonard A. Jason, Patricia A. Fennell, and Renee R. Taylor.

Publisher's synopsis[edit | edit source]

(This synopsis was provided by the publisher for promotional purposes. For book reviews, please see Links section below.)

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
Phenomenology
Symptomatology
Assessment
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[1] - (Full text)

Links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Cantor, Lisa M. (2005). "Handbook of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome". Primary Care Companion to The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. 7 (6): 313. ISSN 1523-5998. PMC 1324968Freely accessible. 

The information provided at this site is not intended to diagnose or treat any illness.
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