Fatigue Assessment Inventory (FAI)

  • Azmeh Shahid
  • Kate Wilkinson
  • Shai Marcu
  • Colin M. Shapiro
Chapter

Abstract

The 29-item scale is designed to evaluate four domains of fatigue: its severity, pervasiveness, associated consequences, and response to sleep. It may be valuable for screening individuals in clinical practice, and may also be useful for research endeavours.

Reference

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Representative Studies Using Scale

  1. O’Dell, M. W., Meighen, M., & Riggs, R. V. (1996). Correlates of fatigue in HIV infection prior to AIDS: a pilot study. Disability and Rehabilitation, 18(5), 249–254.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. McAndrews, M. P., Farcnik, K., Carlen, P., Damyanovich, A., Mrkonjic, M., Jones, S., & Heathcote, E. J. (2005). Prevalence and significance of neurocognitive dysfunction in hepatitis C in the absence of correlated risk factors. Hepatology, 41(4), 801–808.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Azmeh Shahid
    • 1
  • Kate Wilkinson
    • 1
  • Shai Marcu
    • 2
  • Colin M. Shapiro
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Toronto The Youthdale Child and Adolescent Sleep CentreTorontoCanada
  2. 2.University of Toronto The Youthdale Child and Adolescent Sleep CentreTorontoCanada
  3. 3.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of Toronto The Youthdale Child and Adolescent Sleep CentreTorontoCanada

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