Tag Archives: adolescents

Two-year follow-up of impaired Range of Motion in [adolescents with] CFS

Two-Year Follow-Up of Impaired Range of Motion in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome,by Peter C. Rowe, Colleen L. Marden, Marissa A. K. Flaherty, Samantha E. Jasion, Erica M Cranston, Kevin R. Fontaine, and Richard L. Violand in J Pediatr 2018 [Published online 1 June 2018] Objective: To measure changes in range … Continue reading

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Childhood sleep & adolescent CFS/ME

Research abstract: Childhood sleep and adolescent chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME): evidence of associations in a UK birth cohort, by SM Collin, T Norris, P Gringras, PS Blair, K Tilling, E Crawley in Sleep Med. 2018 Jun;46:26-36. OBJECTIVE/BACKGROUND: Sleep abnormalities are characteristic of … Continue reading

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‘It’s like being a slave to your own body in a way’: a qualitative study of adolescents with CFS/ME

Research abstract: ‘It’s like being a slave to your own body in a way’: a qualitative study of adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome, by Berit Widerøe Njølstad, Anne Marit Mengshoel & Unni Sveen in Scand J Occup Ther. 2018 Apr 1:1-10. … Continue reading

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SEID diagnostic criteria applied on an adolescent CFS cohort

Research abstract: Systemic exertion intolerance disease diagnostic criteria applied on an adolescent chronic fatigue syndrome cohort: evaluation of subgroup differences and prognostic utility, by Tarjei Tørre Asprusten, Dag Sulheim, Even Fagermoen, Anette Winger, Eva Skovlund, Vegard Bruun Wyller in BMJ Paediatrics … Continue reading

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Pediatric CFS: Dr Crawley’s perspective

Article abstract: Pediatric chronic fatigue syndrome: current perspectives, by Esther Crawley in Dove Press  Vol 9, #4, pp 27—33 [Published March 29, 2018] Pediatric chronic fatigue syndrome is an important illness as it is relatively common and also very disabling with … Continue reading

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Childhood sleep & adolescent CFS/ME

Research abstract: Childhood sleep and adolescent chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME): Evidence of associations in a UK birth cohort, by Simon M Collin, Tom Norris, Paul Gringras, Peter S Blair, Kate Tilling, Esther Crawley in Sleep Medicine [Preprint January 31, 2018] Highlights: Children … Continue reading

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Measuring school functioning in students with CFS

Review abstract: Measuring school functioning in students with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a systematic review, by Michelle Tollit, Jennifer Politis, Sarah Knight in J Sch Health. 2018 Jan; 88(1):74-89. [published online 17 Dec 2017] BACKGROUND: It is often surmised that school functioning … Continue reading

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Guidelines for children with ME now available to download

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Diagnosis and Management in Young People: a primer, 2017 Edition This primer was compiled and published in June 2017 by the International Writing Group for Pediatric ME/CFS. It was originally published as a review article based in Frontiers in … Continue reading

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Transforming growth factor beta (TGF-β) in adolescent CFS

Research abstract: Transforming growth factor beta (TGF-β) in adolescent chronic fatigue syndrome by VB Wyller, CB Nguyen, JA Ludviksen, TE Mollnes in J Transl Med. 2017 Dec 4;15(1):245 BACKGROUND: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a prevalent and disabling condition among adolescents. The … Continue reading

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The presence of co-morbid mental health problems in a cohort of adolescents with CFS

Research abstract: The presence of co-morbid mental health problems in a cohort of adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome, by Maria Elizabeth Loades, Katharine A Rimes, Sheila Ali, Kate Lievesley, Trudie Chalder in Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry [Preprint November 2, 2017] Objective: To … Continue reading

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