Tag Archives: CBT

1,000 signatures in 12 hours! e-petition to remove GET & CBT from NICE guidance immediately

Change.org petition, started by Robin Brown, 23 Feb 2017: Stop harming ME/CFS patients – take CBT/GET out of NICE guidelines NOW Robin Brown started this petition to Director, Centre for Guidelines, NICE & director Prof. Mark Baker NICE has promised to … Continue reading

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An analysis of Dutch studies confirms CBT with a GA protocol is not effective for CFS & ME

Research abstract: An analysis of Dutch hallmark studies confirms the outcome of the PACE trial: cognitive behaviour therapy with a graded activity protocol is not effective for chronic fatigue syndrome and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, by FNM. Twisk and LAMM Corsius in General … Continue reading

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Rethinking the treatment of CFS – a reanalysis & evaluation of findings from a recent major trial of graded exercise and CBT

Research abstract: Rethinking the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome—A reanalysis and evaluation of findings from a recent major trial of graded exercise and CBT, by Carolyn Wilshire, Tom Kindlon, Robert Courtney, Alem Matthees, David Tuller, Keith Geraghty and Bruce Levin [Preprint … Continue reading

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The NICE guidelines – starting again?

mrspoonseeker blog post, 21 Jan 2018: The NICE Guidelines – Starting Again? N.B. Please sign the NICE Guidelines Committee petition – see below. There was some encouraging feedback from the recent NICE ME/CFS Guidelines Stakeholder meeting, an early milestone in the long … Continue reading

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Dr Myhill’s complaint to the GMC about PACE

Dr Myhill has complained to the GMC about the PACE authors The GMC is the UK doctor’s regulatory authority – the General Medical Council. Patient support is sought from all patients who feel they have been harmed by PACE. You do not have to … Continue reading

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ME/CFS patients’ reports of symptom changes following CBT, GET & pacing treatments

Research abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome patients’ reports of symptom changes following cognitive behavioural therapy, graded exercise therapy and pacing treatments: Analysis of a primary survey compared with secondary surveys, by Keith Geraghty, Mark Hann, Stoyan Kurtev in Journal of Health … Continue reading

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Further commentary on the PACE trial: Biased methods & unreliable outcomes

Article abstract: Further commentary on the PACE trial: Biased methods and unreliable outcomes, by Keith J Geraghty in Journal of Health Psychology [First Published June 14, 2017] Geraghty in the year 2016, outlines a range of controversies surrounding publication of results from … Continue reading

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CBT & objective assessments in CFS

The Journal of Health Psychology has published a short analysis by Graham McPhee on the way that real/objective assessments show that CBT gives no boost to ME/CFS. This is a video to introduce it: Objective Evidence & CFS Article abstract: Cognitive behaviour … Continue reading

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The evolution of a ME/CFS researcher? CBT proponent calls for more Herpesvirus research

Simmaron Research blog post, by Cort Johnson, 19 June 2017: The Evolution of a Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Researcher? CBT Proponent Calls for More Herpesvirus Research At times Dr. Wyller of Oslo University has seemed more like a Norwegian version … Continue reading

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MEA research grant to Dr Keith Geraghty to examine two controversial ME/CFS treatments recommended by NICE

ME Association blog post, 13 July 2017: ME Association provide new research grant to Dr Keith Geraghty to examine two controversial ME/CFS treatments recommended by NICE ME Association trustees have approved a new research grant that will critically examine the … Continue reading

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