Journal of Primary Prevention

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 51–71 | Cite as

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: New hope from psychoneuroimmunology and community psychology

  • Leonard A. Jason


Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a baffling disease potentially affecting millions of Americans. New insights and developments in the fields of psychoneuroimmunology and community psychology may offer promising new leads in helping people recover from this debilitating illness. The experiences of a CSF-afflicted person in struggling to overcome this disease are used to illustrate the usefulness to recovery of concepts in the fields of psychoneuroimmunology, community psychology, and primary prevention.

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Chronic fatigue psychoneuroimmunology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonard A. Jason
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyDePaul UniversityChicago

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