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Letters Chronic fatigue syndrome

Many questions remain about treatments for CFS

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: (Published 07 April 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b1371
  1. Tom P Kindlon, information officer (voluntary position)1
  1. 1Irish ME/CFS Association, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  1. tkindlon{at}

    After the unsuccessful High Court challenge to the NICE guidelines on chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS),1 the results of two recent reviews may temper many clinicians’ enthusiasm for cognitive behavioural therapy for CFS.2 3

    A meta-analysis by Malouff et al calculated the mean …

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