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Guided Self-Management Intervention Targeting Fatigue in Rheumatic Inflammatory Diseases

2017-07-14 09:38:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Fatigue is common and debilitating in rheumatic inflammatory diseases as for other chronical medical conditions. The purpose of this study is to develope and evaluate a cognitive behavioural intervention targeting fatigue. The aim of the intervention is to improve fatigue self-management by changing behavioral and cognitive factors contributing to perceived fatigue. Levels of fatigue, depressive symptoms and self esteem will be measured before, after and three months after the intervention.

Study Design

Conditions

Fatigue

Intervention

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Status

Completed

Source

Diakonhjemmet Hospital

Results (where available)

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