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    • ISBN:9781472138842
    • Publication date:15 Nov 2018
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Overcoming Chronic Fatigue 2nd Edition

A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques

By Mary Burgess

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Break free from the crippling cycle of chronic fatigue

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating illness, characterized by severe exhaustion and flu-like symptoms, which affects three per cent of people and for which conventional medicine currently has no cure.

This valuable self-help guide offers sufferers relief from the condition. Using recognised cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques that change our attitudes and coping strategies, the authors provide a better understanding of CFS and strategies for breaking the vicious circle of fatigue. The result is a proven reduction in symptoms and disability in up to two-thirds of CFS sufferers.

This fully updated new edition provides:
- Guidance on how to improve your sleep
- Practical strategies for balancing activity and rest
- Step-by-step advice on dealing with blocks to recovery
- Tools for coping with worry and stress
- Suggestions for how partners, relatives and friends can help

Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical.

READING WELL
This book is recommended by the national Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme for England delivered by The Reading Agency and the Society of Chief Librarians with funding from Arts Council England and Wellcome.
www.reading-well.org.uk

Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper

Biographical Notes

MARY BURGESS and TRUDIE CHALDER are both cognitive behavioural psychotherapists at the Chronic Fatigue Research and Treatment Unit, King's College, London. They have successfully treated many people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

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  • ISBN: 9781472138859
  • Publication date: 15 Nov 2018
  • Page count: 240
  • Imprint: Robinson
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