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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome : Critical Reviews and Clinical Advances; What Does the Research Say? - Naida Edgar Brotherston

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Critical Reviews and Clinical Advances; What Does the Research Say?

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Published: 30th October 2000
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Try cutting-edge treatments tested by international experts Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Critical Reviews and Clinical Advances presents the latest research and clinical findings of internationally recognized experts in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Edited by the organizer of the Second World Congress on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Related Disorders, this work focuses on the exciting research presented there. Starting with a thorough review of new literature, the volume continues with scientific reports of research on these mysterious, devastating illnesses. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome dispels some of the mystery and offers new avenues for research and treatment, as well as specific treatment regimes to combat the chlamydia and rickettsiae infections that sometimes underlie CFS/ME.Discover the latest theories on the etiology, physiology, and treatment of CFS/ME, including: links between CFS/ME and rheumatoid arthritis, Gulf War Illness, and fibromyalgia the disease's effects on neurologic function and the immune system the rhythms of fatigue and wellness caused by the disease human herpes virus 6 infection in patients with CFS/ME case reports on stress and hormones in CFS/ME patients role of rickettsiae and chlamydiae in the psychopathology of chronic fatigue The innovative research in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Critical Reviews and Clinical Advances will keep your knowledge of these disorders current and up-to-date and enable you to offer your CFS/ME patients the best possible care.

Introductionp. 1
Critical Reviews
Report on the Second World Congress on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Related Disorders: Towards Effective Diagnosis and Treatment in the 21st Centuryp. 3
Role of Mycoplasmal Infections in Fatigue Illnesses: Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalsia Syndromes, Gulf War Illness and Rheumatoid Arthritisp. 23
Human Herpes Virus 6 (HHV-6) Infection in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Its Relationship to Activation-Induced Cell Deathp. 41
Neurological Dysfunction in Chronic Fatigue Syndromep. 51
Immunology of Chronic Fatigue Syndromep. 69
Clinical Reports
The Biorhythm of Fatigue in Chronic Fatigue Syndromep. 109
Divalent Cations, Hormones, Psyche and Soma: Four Case Reportsp. 117
Common Clinical and Biological Windows of CFS and Rickettsial Diseasesp. 133
Role of Rickettsiae and Chlamydiae in the Psychopathology of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) Patients: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Reportp. 147
Chronic Psychopathologies Associated with Persistant Rickettsiae and/or Similar Germs (Chlamydiae)p. 163
Indexp. 171
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ISBN: 9780789009999
ISBN-10: 0789009994
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 30th October 2000
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 15.2  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.29
Edition Number: 1