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Chronic Fatigue Syndromes The Limbic Hypothesis

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ISBN-10: 1560249048

ISBN-13: 9781560249047

Edition: 1993

Authors: Jay Goldstein

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is now a recognized major and international medical concern. In this innovative book, Dr. Jay Goldstein provides a medical narrative of an "evolving theory" of how the symptoms of CFS may develop through dysfunction of numerous physiological pathways: He describes the biologic basis of these assumptions, and, based on an analysis of basic medical principles, leads the reader to logical conclusions. Chronic Fatigue Syndromes: The Limbic Hypothesis carefully reviews the extant research literature in each chapter. Although Dr. Goldstein cautions that this model should be viewed only as a PROMISING FOUNDATION for future research, no less than six peer reviewers,…    
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Book details

List price: $71.95
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 6/10/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 286
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
What Is Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI)?
The Limbic System
Limbic System Physiology
The Limbic Zone
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Limbic Encephalopathy in a Dysregulated Neuroimmune Network
Limbic Etiology of Some CFS Symptoms
Overview
Diagnosis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
NIH Recommendations
Clinical Symptoms
Diagnostic Tests
Brain Function Tests
Overview
Treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Determining Pathophysiology
Somatization Disorder
Neuropharmacology of CFS
CFS Dementia Treatment
Trigeminal Nerve Function and Treatment
Pain Mechanisms and Treatment
Alternative CFS Treatments
Conclusion
Addendum I: Transneuronal Retrograde Messengers in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
App.: Neuropharmacology of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
App.: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Institute: Screening Psychological Report
Addendum II: Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome a Disorder of the Central Neurogenic Regulation of Cerebral Circulation?
Index