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Title: Efficacy of an Emotion-Focused Treatment for Prolonged Fatigue
Contributor(s): Schutte, Nicola  (author)orcid ; Malouff, John Michael  (author); Brown, Rhonda  (author)
Publication Date: 2008
DOI: 10.1177/0145445508317133
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Abstract: Previous research findings have suggested a relationship between less adaptive emotional functioning and fatigue. The present study used a research design involving multiple baselines across participants to evaluate the efficacy of a new emotion-focused treatment for prolonged fatigue delivered in a cognitive behavioral therapy framework. The 13 adults participating in the study met the criteria for prolonged fatigue and provided fatigue baselines of 2, 5, or 8 weeks. The results indicated that the treatment was effective, with fatigue severity levels after the initiation of treatment significantly lower than that predicted by baseline patterns, as determined by the split median method of trend estimation. At 3-4 months after treatment, 8 of 11 clients who completed the treatment no longer met the criteria for prolonged fatigue.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Behaviour Modification, 32(5), p. 699-713
Publisher: Sage Publications
Place of Publication: United States of America
ISSN: 1552-4167
Field of Research (FOR): 170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 920408 Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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