The Lancet, 22 June
Graded exercise therapy is an effective and safe treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome, but it is therapist intensive and availability is limited. This study aimed to test the efficacy and safety of graded exercise delivered as guided self-help. The study finds that GES is a safe intervention that might reduce fatigue and, to a lesser extent, physical disability for patients with chronic fatigue syndrome. These findings need confirmation and extension to other health-care settings.
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