Tag Archives: Maria E Loades

“It’s not one size fits all”; the use of videoconferencing for delivering therapy in a Specialist Paediatric CFS Service

“It’s not one size fits all”; the use of videoconferencing for delivering therapy in a Specialist Paediatric Chronic Fatigue Service by Andrew Haig-Ferguson, Maria Loades, Charlotte Whittle, Rebecca Read, Nina Higson-Sweeney, Lucy Beasant, Jennifer Starbuck, Esther Crawley in Internet Interventions Volume 15, … Continue reading

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Does fatigue & distress in a clinical cohort of adolescents with CFS correlate with fatigue and distress in their parents?

Does fatigue and distress in a clinical cohort of adolescents with CFS correlate with fatigue and distress in their parents? by Maria E Loades, Katherine  A Rimes, S Ali, Kate Lievesley, Trudie Chalder in Child: Care, Health and Development, 20 Oct 2018 [preprint] Research abstract: … 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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Review of research into treatments for anxiety in children with CFS

Review abstract: What treatments work for anxiety in children with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME)?  Systematic review, by Sarah Victoria Ellen Stoll, Esther Crawley, Victoria Richards, Nishita Lal,  Amberly Brigden, Maria E  Loades in BMJ Open Vol 7, #9, p e015481, September 5, 2017 … Continue reading

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Practical management of CFS or ME in childhood

Article abstract: Practical management of chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis in childhood, by A Brigden, M Loades M, A Abbott, J Bond-Kendall, E Crawley in Archives of Disease in Childhood [Preprint June 28 2017] Full article behind paywall Paediatric chronic fatigue syndrome … Continue reading

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CBT for CFS/ME in children is different from CBT for depression

Discussion paper abstract: BACKGROUND:   Approximately one in three children and young people with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME) also have probable depression. Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) has a growing evidence base as an effective treatment approach for CFS/ME and for depression … Continue reading

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A qualitative study of depression in young people with CFS/ME

Research abstract: Background: Paediatric chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) has a prevalence of 0.4–2.4% and is defined as ‘generalised disabling fatigue persisting after routine tests and investigations have failed to identify an obvious underlying cause’. One-third of young people with … Continue reading

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Review of treatment for depression in paediatric CFS or ME

Review abstract: Objectives: At least 30% of young people with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) also have symptoms of depression. This systematic review aimed to establish which treatment approaches for depression are effective and whether comorbid depression mediates outcome. Setting: … Continue reading

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