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Illness duration, mood and symptom impact in adolescents with CFS/ME

Illness duration, mood and symptom impact in adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome/ myalgic encephalomyelitis?, by Francesca K Neale, Deborah Christie, Dougal S Hargreaves, Terry Y Segal in Archives of Disease in Childhood, Jun 13 2019 Letter excerpt: Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis … 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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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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Anxiety – autonomic nervous system in ME/CFS to blame?

Health rising blog post, by Cort Johnson, Dec 10, 2016: The Anxiety Question in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia: Is the Autonomic Nervous System to Blame? Anxiety type symptoms are common in chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), fibromyalgia, Gulf War Ilness (GWI), … Continue reading

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CFS and chronic widespread pain in adolescence

Research highlights: 14.6% of adolescents with CFS also experienced chronic widespread pain Females twice as likely to have CFS or CWP Exclusive CFS (vs non-CFS) was associated with higher levels of reported pain and greater effect of pain This association … Continue reading

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Well-being in CFS: relationship to symptoms & psychological distress

Research abstract: Objective: There is growing recognition in psychology that wellness is more than the absence of disease and distress. Well-being has been defined in numerous ways. Two dominant models include Diener, Eunkook, Suh, Lucas and Smith’s (1999) model of subjective well-being (SWB) … Continue reading

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Cannabis spray being tested for pain, anxiety & depression in Cardiff

Wales online article, by Mark Smith, 23 August 2016: People with depression, anxiety and arthritis could use a cannabis spray being tested in Cardiff The testing is happening at an NHS facility in Cardiff A cannabis-based vapouriser is being tested … Continue reading

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MRI shows differences between CFS and depression

Research article: White matter (WM) involvement in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) was assessed using voxel-based regressions of brain MRI against CFS severity scores and CFS duration in 25 subjects with CFS and 25 normal controls (NCs). As well as voxel-based … Continue reading

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Body awareness interventions could improve quality of life in CFS & FM

Review abstract: OBJECTIVES: Patients with long-lasting pain problems often complain of lack of confidence and trust in their body. Through physical experiences and reflections they can develop a more positive body- and self-experience. Body awareness has been suggested as an … Continue reading

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