The aetiology of chronic fatique syndrome: A review

Zainal, Nor Zuraida (2000) The aetiology of chronic fatique syndrome: A review. Journal of the University of Malaya Medical Centre (JUMMEC), 5 (2). pp. 73-77. ISSN 1823-7339,

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Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a chronic debilitating condition affecting both physical and mental functioning. It was first quoted as a 'new disease'spreading in the developed countries. It became a major issue by doctors, professionals and the media for the past 15 years. CFS was not only affecting the adults but childhood fatigue has also been noted. The CFS patients commonly described themselves to be perfectionists. highly driven, energetic and motivated before the condition started. Studies have been focused on the definition. diagnosis and management of CFS. However. the understanding of CPS and what cause it is still unclear and controversial. Thus the aetiological factors of CFS are reviewed in this article.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: DH
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chronic fatique syndrome(CFS); Aetiology; psychiatric disorders; Viral infection; Immunology
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr Jasny Razali
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2020 02:38
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2020 02:38

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