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However CFS is operationalised young people’s perspectives are important

  • Trudie ChalderEmail author
  • Sheila Ali
  • Mary Burgess
  • Lucy Adamczyk
Letter to Editor

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Human and animal rights and Informed consent

All procedures followed were in accordance with ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1975, as revised in 2000. Informed consent was obtained from all patients for being included in the study.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and PsychiatryKing’s College LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.South London and Maudsley NHS TrustLondonUK

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