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FM, CFS & MCS: illness experiences

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: Illness Experiences, by Almudena Alameda Cuesta, Álvaro Pazos Garciandía, Cristina Oter Quintana in Clinical Nursing Research [First Published March 27, 2019] https://doi.org/10.1177/1054773819838679 Research abstract: Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, and multiple chemical … 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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Stigma in ME & its association with functioning

Research abstract: Stigma in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and its association with functioning, by Don M. Baken, Shane T. Harvey, David L. Bimler & Kirsty J. Ross in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior Volume 6, 2018 – Issue 1 Background: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic … Continue reading

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Benefits stigma in Britain

Hundreds of thousands of poor, sick and disabled people say they have been put off applying for or collecting benefits because of the perceived stigma generated by false media depictions of “scroungers” – leading many to forgo essentials such as … Continue reading

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