Characterization of exhaustion disorder

As part of the comprehensive approach towards chronic stress, fatigue and exhaustion disorder (ED), Elin et al. have looked into the qualitative aspects of the condition.

Through an online survey, they interviewed patients diagnosed with ED and healthcare professionals working with these patiens. The aim was to identify outcomes that matter to patients and healthcare professionals.

The study identified various aspects of ED that matter to patiens and clinicians, illustrating the panorama of issues related to the disorder. Hopefully, this is a step to further understand it.

Read the article here.

Illustration of the distribution of categories and subcategories from the qualitative content analysis. 

The research group recently published a review on exhaustion disorder, that indicated that there is limited research on the validity of the diagnosis.