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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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Low mood, poor quality of life & high symptom impact in adolescents attending a tertiary service for CFS/ME

Research abstract: Prevalence and correlates of low mood, poor quality of life and high symptom impact in adolescents attending a tertiary service for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, by FK Neale, TY Segal, DS Hargreaves in Archives of Disease in Childhood Vol 103, Suppl … 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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Sleep quality in adolescents with CFS/ME

Research abstract: Sleep quality in adolescents with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), by EK Josev, ML Jackson, B Bei, J Trinder, A Harvey, C Clarke, K Snodgrass, A Scheinberg, SJ Knight in J Clin Sleep Med. 2017 Sep 15; 13(9):1057-1066 … Continue reading

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Sleep-wake rhythm disturbances & perceived sleep in adolescent CFS

Research abstract: Sleep-wake rhythm disturbances and perceived sleep in adolescent chronic fatigue syndrome, by M Pedersen, M Ekstedt, MC Småstuen, VB Wyller, D Sulheim, E Fagermoen, A Winger, E Pedersen, H Hrubos-Strøm in J Sleep Res. 2017 Oct; 26(5):595-601. [Epub 2017 … Continue reading

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Altered right anterior insular connectivity & loss of associated functions in adolescent CFS

Research abstract: Altered right anterior insular connectivity and loss of associated functions in adolescent chronic fatigue syndrome, by LA Wortinger, M Glenne Oie, T Endestad, V Bruun Wyller in PLoS One. 2017 Sep 7;12(9) Impairments in cognition, pain intolerance, and … Continue reading

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FITNET’s internet-based CBT may impede natural recovery in adolescents with ME/CFS

Review abstract: FITNET’s Internet-Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is ineffective and may impede natural recovery in adolescents with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. A Review, by Simin Ghatineh and Mark Vink in Behav Sci (Basel). 2017 Aug 11;7(3). pii: E52 The Dutch Fatigue … Continue reading

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