A contested disease state : chronic fatigue syndrome

Millen, Neville and Peterson, Chris 2003, A contested disease state : chronic fatigue syndrome, Medicine on-line : the international journal of medicine, pp. 1-14.

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Title A contested disease state : chronic fatigue syndrome
Author(s) Millen, Neville
Peterson, Chris
Journal name Medicine on-line : the international journal of medicine
Start page 1
End page 14
Publisher Priory Lodge Education Ltd
Place of publication [London, England]
Publication date 2003-03-04
ISSN 1360-0168
Summary This paper aims firstly to look at characteristics of the condition, and current issues related to the symptomatology and presentation of ME-CFS. Secondly, it identifies methodological problems in researching ME/CFS and demonstrates that the experimental approach to researching the condition can be informed by more qualitative, constructivist approaches. Thirdly, it argues that ME-CFS is a contested state whose acceptance by the medical profession requires the legitimation of a demonstrated biomedical basis
Language eng
Field of Research 111717 Primary Health Care
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30001897

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Social and International Studies
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