Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME): The FactsBMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7291.934 (Published 14 April 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:934
- Gina Hossain, specialist registrar in liaison psychiatry
- Maudsley Hospital, London
Michael Sharpe, Frankie Campling
Oxford University Press, £9.99, pp 290
ISBN 0 19 263049 0
The past decade has seen an outpouring of publicity, and more than a trickle of research, about chronic fatigue syndrome. Yet, despite all this activity, the subject remains a cause of frustration for doctors and patients alike. This is not for want of information, but rather the opposite, an internet-led flood of anecdotal evidence and advice.
Sharpe and Campling, the former a consultant psychiatrist and the latter a …