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NICE draft ME/CFS guideline says ME/CFS is chronic, affecting multiple body systems

NICE says ME/CFS is a complex, chronic medical condition affecting multiple body systems   The draft of the revised NICE guideline has been published on November 10th 2020. It will be open for consultation until December 22nd. As a stakeholder … Continue reading

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The case of CFS-ME

The case of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome-Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, by Leonard A Jason, Joseph Cotler, Shaun Bhatia, Madison Sunnquist, Chapter 17: Chronic Illness, pp 228-241 in Handbook of Research Methods in Health Psychology Nov 2020 Prof Leonard Jason’s team have contributed a chapter … Continue reading

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Solving the ME/CFS criteria & name conundrum: the aftermath of IOM

Solving the ME/CFS criteria and name conundrum: The aftermath of IOM, by Leonard A Jason, Madeline Johnson in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior, 28 Apr 2020   Article abstract: In 2015, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) proposed a new name … Continue reading

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Systematic review & meta-analysis of the prevalence of CFS/ME

Systematic review and meta-analysis of the prevalence of chronic fatigue syndrome/ myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) by Eun-Jin Lim, Yo-Chan Ahn, Eun-Su Jang, Si-Woo Lee, Su-Hwa Lee & Chang-Gue Son in Journal of Translational Medicine vol 18, no. 100, 24 Feb 2020 … Continue reading

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ME/CFS: investigating care practices pointed out to disparities in diagnosis & treatment across European Union

Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS): Investigating care practices pointed out to disparities in diagnosis and treatment across European Union Elin B Strand, Luis Nacul, Anne Marit Mengshoel, Ingrid B Helland, Patricia Grabowski, Angelika Krumina, Jose Alegre-Martin, Magdalena Efrim-Budisteanu, Slobodan Sekulic, … Continue reading

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The DePaul Symptom Questionnaire-2: a validation study

The DePaul Symptom Questionnaire-2: a validation study, by Helen Bedree, Madison Sunnquist & Leonard A Jason in Journal Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior Vol 7, 2019 – Issue 3, pp 166-179 [https://doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2019.1653471]   Research abstract: Background: The DePaul Symptom Questionnaire … Continue reading

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ME & CFS case definitions: effects of requiring a substantial reduction in functioning

Myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome case definitions: effects of requiring a substantial reduction in functioning, by Samantha Scartozzi, Madison Sunnquist & Leonard A Jason in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior [Published online: 01 Apr 2019] https://doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2019.1600825 Research abstract: Background: Current … Continue reading

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The development of the DePaul symptom questionnaire: original, expanded, brief & pediatric versions

The development of the DePaul symptom questionnaire: Original, expanded, brief and pediatric versions, by Leonard A Jason, Madison Sunnquist in Frontiers in Pediatrics, 6 Nov 2018 One of the key requirements of a reliable case definition is the use of standardized procedures for assessing … 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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ME, CFS & SEID: three distinct clinical entities?

Article abstract: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease: Three Distinct Clinical Entities, by Frank N M Twisk in Open Access Challenges 2018, 9(1), 19 [Published: 13 April 2018] Many researchers consider chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) to be a synonym … Continue reading

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