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Psychotherapeut

, Volume 56, Issue 3, pp 211–215 | Cite as

Suche nach der Ursache des chronischen Erschöpfungssyndroms

Eine Geschichte mit Fortsetzung
  • Jens GaabEmail author
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Zusammenfassung

Die Ursache des chronischen Erschöpfungssyndroms ist Gegenstand einer durchaus engagierten Debatte zwischen Wissenschaft, Behandlern, betroffenen Patienten und Selbsthilfegruppen, deren Form und Intensität nicht nur durch die Inhalte der bisherigen Forschungsergebnisse, sondern auch durch die dadurch erhoffte Legitimisierung bzw. befürchtete Delegitimisierung dieses Syndroms und der damit verbundenen Leiden sowie Beeinträchtigungen zu erklären ist. Anhand historischer und aktueller Beispiele somatischer Erklärungsmodelle von chronischen Erschöpfungszuständen sollen die Mechanismen dieser Abläufe beschrieben und erläutert werden.

Schlüsselwörter

Somatoforme Störungen „Xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus“ Stress, physiologisch Stress, psychologisch Krankenrolle 

Search for the somatic cause of the chronic fatigue syndrome

An history with continuation

Abstract

The etiology of chronic fatigue syndrome is subject to a longstanding controversy between scientists, healthcare providers, patients and self-help groups. The reasons for this, sometime heated, dispute are most likely not only due to the diversity and complexity of scientific facts alone but can also be seen as the consequences of the desired legitimation or dreaded delegitimation of the syndrome by the respective etiological model. The mechanisms of these processes will be described one the basis of the current discussion regarding the role of xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus in chronic fatigue syndrome.

Keywords

Xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus Somatoform disorders Stress, physiological Stress, psychological Sick role 

Notes

Interessenkonflikt

Der korrespondierende Autor gibt an, dass kein Interessenkonflikt besteht.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, Psychologisches InstitutUniversität ZürichZürichSchweiz

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