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Psych Study States Mood Disorders Not an Integral Part of ME/CFS

Discussion in 'Latest ME/CFS Research' started by Cort, Jul 4, 2009.

  1. Cort

    Cort Phoenix Rising Founder

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    Yes ME/CFS patients have an increased rate of mood disorders but is ME/CFS a psychological disorder? Some people still apparently think it is. This study took ME/CFS patients with mood disorders and treated them for their mood disorders (curing many of them of their mood problems). But did they still have ME/CFS afterwards? If I'm reading this study right - yes they did - fixing their mood disorders must have made those patients feel better but it apparently didn't help much with their ME/CFS.

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19566769?ordinalpos=3&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum
     

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