Search for dissertations about: "chronic fatigue syndrome"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the words chronic fatigue syndrome.

  1. 1. Fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue syndrome. Aspects on biology, treatment, and symptom evaluation

    Author : Olof Zachrisson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : fibromyalgia; chronic fatigue syndrome; immunotherapy; active; randomized controlled trial; staphylococcus aureus; antibody response; nickel allergy; psychiatric status rating scales; folate; methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase;

    Abstract : Background. Fibromyalgia (FM) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) are prevalent clinical conditions of unknown aetiology with substantial comorbidity. The diagnoses are based on internationally established criteria. Women are more often affected. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making sense of contested illness : Talk and narratives about chronic fatigue

    Author : Pia Bülow; Lars-Christer Hydén; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; chronic illness; CFS; illness narratives; illness experience; narrative analysis; sense-making; interaction; identity; morality; temporalization; co-narration; storytelling; discursive management; kroniskt trötthetssyndrom; patienter; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN; Human communication; Kommunikation mellan människor;

    Abstract : The primary aim of this thesis is to study how people suffering from chronic fatigue (usually Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, CFS) make sense of their medically unexplained and invisible illness. Due to the vagueness and indefinable character of this illness, it becomes disputed and doubted in many contexts. Thus, I call it a contested illness. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sickness & behavior in ME/CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)

    Author : Martin Jonsjö; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Background: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a chronic debilitating condition characterized by physical and mental fatigue with a heightened sensitivity to exertion. To date, the causes are unknown. However, recently the condition has been implicated as a chronic sickness behavior state. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transcriptome analysis of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome

    Author : Hanna Gräns; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Fatigue is a central component of many diseases and illnesses. Fatigue of unknown etiology and pathophysiology lasting more than six months, together with at least four out of eight specified symptoms, is termed chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). READ MORE

  5. 5. Restless legs syndrome among women with chronic widespread pain

    Author : Romana Stehlik; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : restless legs syndrome; chronic widespread pain; females; sleep disorders; HPA-axis;

    Abstract : Aims: The main aim of this thesis was to explore the prevalence, incidence and severity of Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) in subjects with Chronic Widespread Pain (CWP). In addition, the thesis aimed to analyse the impact of pain and RLS on sleep as well as on measures of Hypothalamic–Pituitary–Adrenal (HPA)-axis function and skin sympathetic activity. READ MORE