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Fatigue Assessment Scale (FAS)

  • Azmeh ShahidEmail author
  • Kate Wilkinson
  • Shai Marcu
  • Colin M. Shapiro
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Abstract

The FAS is a 10-item scale evaluating symptoms of chronic fatigue.

Keywords

Public Health Internal Medicine World Health Organization General Practice Family Medicine 
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References

  1. 1.
    Michielsen, H. J., De Vries, J., & Van Heck, G. L. (2003). Psychometric qualities of a brief self-rated fatigue measure the fatigue assessment scale. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 54, 345–352.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    De Vries, J., Michielsen, H. J., Van Heck, G. L., & Drent, M. (2004). Measuring fatigue in sarcoidosis: the fatigue assessment scale (FAS). British Journal of Health Psychology, 9(3), 279–291.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Representative Studies Using Scale

  1. Michielsen, H. J., Drent, M., Peros-Golubicic, T., & De Vries, J. (2006). Fatigue is associated with quality of life in sarcoidosis patients. Chest, 130(4), 989–994.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Smith, O. R. F., Michielsen, H. J., Pelle, A. J., Schiffer, A. A., Winter, J. B., & Denollet, J. (2007). Symptoms of chronic fatigue in chronic heart failure patients: clinical and psychological predictors. European Journal of Heart Failure, 9(9), 922–927.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Azmeh Shahid
    • 1
    Email author
  • 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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