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Coping Better With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for CFS/ME

By Bruce Fernie, Gabrielle Murphy Copyright 2009
    158 Pages
    by Routledge

    158 Pages
    by Routledge

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    This book provides a helpful structure and framework for understanding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) and its effects as well as practical exercises to help address some of the symptoms that patients may experience.

    Foreword -- Introduction -- Critical incidents, vulnerability factors and maintaining factors -- Goal setting -- Thoughts and feelings -- Sleep -- Activity -- Energy capsules -- Impact crosses -- Challenging unhelpful patterns of thinking -- Stress and anxiety -- Core beliefs -- Symptom mapping -- Planning for setbacks -- Medical perspective