Chronic fatigue stress is a disorder, condition or symptom set that is yet to be fully understood. The causes of CFS are unknown, although there are many theories - ranging from viral infections to psychological stress. Prof Andrew Lloyd aims to shed some light on this disorder by exploring the nature of fatigue, the natural history of particular chronic fatigue states, the biological basis of the syndrome and how to manage or treat CFS.
- Understand the nature of fatigue, fatigue as a 'sign' and fatigue as a 'symptom'
- Define the criteria and definition of CFS
- Explain how one would systematically measure CFS in practice
- Discuss the psychological factors that can influence CFS treatments and their evidence base
- Outline some of the treatment methods offered through the UNSW Fatigue Clinic program
Chronic Fatigue Stress (26 mins of CPD)
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