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Patients’ experiences and effects of non-pharmacological treatment for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome – a scoping mixed methods review

Patients’ experiences and effects of non-pharmacological treatment for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome – a scoping mixed methods review, by Anne Marit Mengshoel, Ingrid Bergliot Helland, Mira Meeus, Jesus Castro-Marrero, Derek Pheby & Elin Bolle Strand in International Journal of Qualitative Studies … Continue reading

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Activity pacing is associated with better & worse symptoms in long term conditions

Research abstract: Background: Activity pacing has been associated with both improved and worsened symptoms, and its role in reducing disability among patients with long-term conditions has been questioned. However, existing studies have measured pacing according to uni-dimensional subscales, and therefore the empirical evidence for … Continue reading

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Patients’ opinions of activity pacing

Research abstract: Objective: Despite the frequent recommendation of activity pacing as a coping strategy for patients with chronic pain and/or fatigue, pacing is interpreted in different ways and there is an absence of a widely accepted pacing scale. We have … Continue reading

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Activity pacing (APT) self management approach for CFS

Research abstract: OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an activity pacing self-management (APSM) intervention in improving performance of daily life activities in women with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). METHOD: A total of 33 women … Continue reading

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