Overcoming Chronic Fatigue: A Books on Prescription Title - Overcoming Books (Paperback)Mary Burgess (author), Prof Trudie Chalder (author)
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A Books on Prescription Title
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
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 195 g
Dimensions: 196 x 133 x 19 mm
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 *
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