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Neurasthenia

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Diagnostic features of neurasthenia include all of the following except -


Fatigue alleviated by prolonged rest
Easy fatigueability after minimal effort
Poor, unrefreshing sleep
Duration greater than 6 months
Muscular aches and pains

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duration greater than 6 months is incorrect, I think

 

 

 

Edited by sushish

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In ICD-10, a duration of 3 months is needed as a diagnostic criteria.. However, it also mentioned that the fatigue would not be alleviated by rest, relaxation or enjoyment. Thus i believe that the best answer would be "fatigue alleviated by prolonged rest" 

 

http://www.psychnet-uk.com/x_new_site/DSM_IV/neurasthenia.html

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