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Overcoming Chronic Fatigue

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781849011327

Price: £10.99

ON SALE: 26th November 2009

Genre: Health & Personal Development

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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 almost three per cent of people in the UK and for which conventional medicine currently has no cure. This valuable self-help guide offers sufferers a better understanding of CFS as well as strategies on breaking the vicious circle of fatigue. The result is a proven reduction in symptoms and disability in up to two-thirds of CFS sufferers.

Based on recognized CBT techniques

Offers practical strategies for balancing activity and rest

Explains the role of worry and stress and how best to cope

How relatives and friends can help

Reviews

Provides an excellent overview of how best the complexities of CFS may be understood.
Dr Shane McCarney, The Psychologist
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy appears to be an effective and acceptable treatment for adult out-patients with CFS. Its sufferers deserve . . . to be more aware of the potential of this therapy to bring lasting functional benefit.
Cochrane Review