Research Updates

Chronic Fatigue: NOT a dead end - the evidence

Gabrielle Lis

Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), graded exercise therapy (GET) and good planning get chronic fatigue sufferers back to work.

Take Home Messages: There is no single cause of chronic fatigue syndrome. The most effective treatments for chronic fatigue are cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and graded exercise therapy. Prolonged rest is not an effective treatment for chronic fatigue. Chronic fatigue is not a dead end in terms of employment. Return to work is possible for sufferers of chronic fatigue syndrome. Employers and health professionals both ha...

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