Handbook of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Edition 1

Handbook of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Edition 1

by Leonard A. Jason
     
 

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ISBN-10: 047141512X

ISBN-13: 9780471415121

Pub. Date: 06/20/2003

Publisher: Wiley

Complete Coverage of chronic fatigue syndrome

The Handbook of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome provides authoritative coverage of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). A leading group of international contributors present up-to-date information and guidance to improve the understanding, proper identification, and treatment of this debilitating disease.

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Overview

Complete Coverage of chronic fatigue syndrome

The Handbook of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome provides authoritative coverage of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). A leading group of international contributors present up-to-date information and guidance to improve the understanding, proper identification, and treatment of this debilitating disease.

The handbook's comprehensive, multidisciplinary format draws on the medical, as well as mental health-related, aspects of CFS, including:

  • History, diagnosis, and classification
  • Phenomenology
  • Symptomatology
  • Assessment
  • Treatment and intervention
  • Pediatric and community issues
Topics covered include complexity of diagnosis, social effects of chronic disorders, and a variety of treatment techniques, including phase-based therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapies, exercise therapy, and nutritional approaches.

An insightful and unique resource, the Handbook of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is an enlightening book for all mental health professionals, including psychologists, social workers, and counselors, as well as medical personnel, such as nurses, physicians, and physical-occupational therapists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471415121
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/20/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
794
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.64(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

PART I: HISTORY, DIAGNOSIS, AND CLASSIFICATION.

Chapter 1. Epidemiology (Renée Taylor, et al.).

Chapter 2. Differential Diagnosis in Medical Assessment (Audrius V. Plioplys).

Chapter 3. The Complexities of Diagnosis (Byron Hyde).

Chapter 4. Sociocultural Context (Patricia Fennell).

Chapter 5. Genetics (Patrick F. Sullivan).

Chapter 6. Postinfective Fatigue (Andrew Lloyd).

Chapter 7. Immunology (Kevin Maher, et al.).

PART II: PHENOMENOLOGY: ILLNESS COURSE AND PATIENT PERCEPTIONS.

Chapter 8. A Four-Phase Approach to Understanding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Patricia Fennell).

Chapter 9. Social Effects of Chronic Disorders (Kat Duff).

Chapter 10. Family Systems Perspective (Barbara G. Melamed).

Chapter 11. Clinical Perspectives and Patient Experiences (Jon Sterling).

PART III: SYMPTOMATOLOGY.

Chapter 12. Pain and Fatigue (Dennis C. Turk and Beatrice Ellis).

Chapter 13. Orthostatic Intolerance (Julian M. Stewart).

Chapter 14. Sleep Disorders (Joan L. Shaver).

Chapt er 15. Cardiac and Virologic Issues (A. Martin Lerner, et al.).

Chapter 16. Neuroendocrine Dysfunction (Anthony Cleare).

PART IV: ASSESSMENT.

Chapter 17. Measuring Symptoms and Fatigue Severity (Antonia Dittner and Trudie Chalder).

Chapter 18. Functional Capacity Evaluation (Kevin McCully).

Chapter 19. Structured Diagnostic Interviews and Self-Rating Scales (Fred Friedberg).

Chapter 20. Neurocognitive Assessment (John DeLuca and Lana Tiersky).

PART V: TREATMENT AND INTERVENTION.

Chapter 21. Medical Intervention and Management (Paul Levine, et al.).

Chapter 22. Phase-Based Interventions (Patricia Fennell).

Chapter 23. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies (Gijs Bleijenberg, et al.).

Chapter 24. Stress and Immunity (Michael H. Antoni and Donna Weiss).

Chapter 25. Development of the SMART-ENERGY Program (Donna Weiss, et al.).

Chapter 26. Exercise Therapy (Christopher Snell, et al.).

Chapter 27. Nutritional Approaches (Richard Van Konynenburg).

Chapter 28. Rehabilitation Counseling (Donald Uslan).

PART VI: PEDIATRIC AND COMMUNITY ISSUES.

Chapter 29. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Adolescence (Mark Scott Smith and Bryan D. Carter).

Chapter 30. Psychological and Educational Issues for Children and Adolescents (Bryan D. Carter and Tanya Stockhammer).

Chapter 31. Community-Based Interventions (Leonard Jason and Renée Taylor).

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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