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Development and Validation of a Structured Diagnostic Interview for FSS.

Discussion in 'Latest ME/CFS Research' started by Sean, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. Sean

    Sean Senior Member

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    I couldn't find any reference to this on the forum. Apologies if it is already posted and I missed it.

    It is not new (1995), is not a peer reviewed article, and I have not read it. But somebody whose opinion on this stuff I respect has and said it contains some good material.

    http://www.mcgill.ca/files/tcpsych/Report5.pdf
     
  2. Snow Leopard

    Snow Leopard Hibernating

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    Do you have any highlights? It is very long.
     
  3. Sean

    Sean Senior Member

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    Sorry, have not read it, currently looking at de-conditioning studies. All I can suggest is the Discussion section and Conclusion (Section 5, pages 53-8). Bottom line seems to be that:

    "Overall, patients with FSS were remarkably similar to non-FSS diseased patients in their psychological characteristics. There was no identifiable FSS personality shared by syndromes."
     

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