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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Using Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is good news for people who have chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Studies show that this type of therapy can help you feel better.1

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  1. Reid S, et al. (2011). Chronic fatigue syndrome, search date March 2010. BMJ Clinical Evidence. Available online: http://www.clinicalevidence.com.

Other Works Consulted

  • White PD, et al. (2011). Comparison of adaptive pacing therapy, cognitive behaviour therapy, graded exercise therapy, and specialist medical care for chronic fatigue syndrome (PACE): A randomised trial. Lancet, 377(9768): 823–826.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Nancy Greenwald, MD - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Last Revised January 18, 2013

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Last Updated: January 18, 2013
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