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Understanding ME & CFS symptoms in children – take part in research project!

Symptomatology of pediatric ME & CFS – research project The Center for Community Research at DePaul University in the USA, led by Prof Leonard Jason says: There is currently little research on children with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and chronic fatigue … Continue reading

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The development of an instrument to assess post-exertional malaise in patients with ME & CFS

The development of an instrument to assess post-exertional malaise in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome, by Leonard A Jason, Carly S Holtzman, Madison Sunnquist, Joseph Cotler in Journal of Health Psychology, 24 Oct 2018 [Preprint] Research abstract: Post-exertional malaise, … Continue reading

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Defining the prevalence & symptom burden of those with self-reported severe CFS/ME

Defining the prevalence and symptom burden of those with self-reported severe chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME): A two-phase community pilot study in the North East of England, by Victoria Jane Strassheim,  Madison Sunnquist, Leonard A Jason, Julia L Newton in BMJ Open Vol 19, #8, p e020775 [Published: … Continue reading

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Confirmatory factor analysis of a ME & CFS stigma scale

Confirmatory factor analysis of a myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome stigma scale, by Julia M Terman, Jessica M Awsumb, Joseph Cotler, Leonard A Jason in Journal of Health Psychology, September 2018 [Published online: September 5, 2018] Research abstract: This study adapted a … Continue reading

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Operationalizing substantial reduction in functioning among young adults with CFS

Research abstract: Operationalizing Substantial Reduction in Functioning Among Young Adults with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Kristen D. Gleason, Jamie Stoothoff, Damani McClellan, Sttephanie McManimen, Taylor Thorpe, Ben Z. Katz, Leonard A. Jason in International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 2018 pp1-8 [Published online 5 June 2018] Purpose: Chronic fatigue syndrome and myalgic … Continue reading

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Prof Leonard Jason webinar, 13 Sep 2018

Solve ME/CFS Initiative free webinar – Prof Jason  Thursday 13 September 2018, 6-7 pm BST “Appropriately and Accurately Assessing Symptoms in Patients with ME” presented by Leonard A. Jason, PhD, professor of psychology at DePaul University in Chicago and a prolific … Continue reading

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Suicidal ideation in non-depressed individuals: the effects of a chronic, misunderstood illness

Suicidal ideation in non-depressed individuals: the effects of a chronic, misunderstood illness, by AR Devendorf, SL McManimen, LA Jason in Health Psychol. 2018 Jul 1:1359105318785450  [Epub ahead of print] Abstract: Chronic illness is a risk factor for suicide but is … Continue reading

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Meta-analysis investigating post-exertional malaise between patients & controls

Review abstract: Meta-analysis investigating post-exertional malaise between patients and controls by Abigail Brown and Leonard Jason in J Health Psychol. 2018 Jul [First published 5 July 2018] Post-exertional malaise is either required or included in many previously proposed case definitions of myalgic … Continue reading

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Cortical hypoactivation during resting EEG suggests central nervous system pathology in patients with CFS

Research abstract: Cortical hypoactivation during resting EEG suggests central nervous system pathology in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, by MA Zinn, ML Zinna, I Valencia, LA Jason, JG Montoya in Biological Psychology Vol 136, July 2018, Pages 87-99 We investigated central fatigue in 50 patients … Continue reading

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Effects of unsupportive social interactions, stigma, & symptoms on patients with ME & CFS

Research abstract:  Effects of unsupportive social interactions, stigma, and symptoms on patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome, by Stephanie L McManimen, Damani McClellan, Jamie Stoothoff, Leonard A. Jason in Journal of Community Psychology  2018;1–13 [Preprint: May 2018] Prior … Continue reading

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