Tag Archives: CBT

NICE draft ME/CFS guideline says CBT not a cure for ME/CFS!

Draft NICE ME/CFS Guideline: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy   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 WAMES will be responding to this … Continue reading

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‘I need to start listening to what my body is telling me’: Does mindfulness-based cognitive therapy help people with CFS?

‘I need to start listening to what my body is telling me.’: Does mindfulness-based cognitive therapy help people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? by Bridie O’Dowd & Gemma M Griffith in Human arenas 2020, July 16 [https://doi.org/10.1007/s42087-020-00123-9]   Research abstract: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive … Continue reading

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Severe ME in children

Severe ME in children, by Nigel Speight in Healthcare Vol 8, #3 p 211, July 14, 2020 [This article belongs to the Special Issue ME/CFS]   Guideline abstract  current problem regarding Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is the large … Continue reading

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The concept of ‘illness without disease’ impedes understanding of CFS: a response to Sharpe & Greco

The concept of ‘illness without disease’ impedes understanding of chronic fatigue syndrome: a response to Sharpe and Greco, by Steven Lubet, David Tuller in BMJ Medical Humanities. Published Online First: 01 June 2020. [doi: 10.1136/medhum-2019-011807]   Article abstract: In a … Continue reading

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The feasibility & acceptability of an early intervention in primary care to prevent CFS in adults

The feasibility and acceptability of an early intervention in primary care to prevent chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) in adults: randomised controlled trial, by Hazel O’Dowd, Lucy Beasant, Jenny Ingram, Alan Montgomery, Will Hollingworth, Daisy Gaunt, Simon M Collin, Sarah Horne, … Continue reading

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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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Investigation into cognitive behavioural therapy for CFS/ME

Investigation into cognitive behavioural therapy for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, by Catherine E Clark . DClinPsych Thesis, Canterbury Christ Church, April 2019   Thesis abstract: Background: In the UK, CBT is currently recommended as an intervention for CFS/ME. Physical … Continue reading

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Prevalence & treatment of CFS/ME & co-morbid severe health anxiety

Prevalence and treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME and co-morbid severe health Anxiety, by Jolene Daniels, Paul Salkovskis, Hannah Parker  in Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, Nov 2019   Research abstract: Background: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME (CFS/ME) is a debilitating condition … Continue reading

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Rethinking the standard of care for ME/CFS

Rethinking the standard of care for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Fred Friedberg, Madison Sunnquist, Luis Nacul in Journal of General Internal Medicine, Published online: 21 October 2019 [doi.org/10.1007/s11606-019-05375-y ]   Article abstract: For over two decades, the standard of … Continue reading

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Why GET and CBT are controversial in CFS

Why Graded Exercise Therapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy are controversial in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Michiel Tack in BMJ Medical Humanities blog Sharpe and Greco ask the interesting question of why cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and graded exercise therapy (GET) … Continue reading

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