Use an interdisciplinary approachBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7038.1097 (Published 27 April 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1097
- K K Eaton
- Consultant allergist Princess Margaret Hospital, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 3SJ
EDITOR,—From their randomised trial in the chronic fatigue syndrome Michael Sharpe and colleagues conclude that cognitive behaviour therapy is more effective than “medical care” in improving day to day function.1 It is not clear that the data presented justify this conclusion.
Firstly, the authors do not compare like with like: the group given cognitive …