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Millions of parents missing millions of moments

Millions of parents Missing millions of moments Missing due to lack of research and care for people with myalgic encephalomyelitis Do not let them miss a moment more #MillionsMissing  

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Social Services can threaten families of children with Chronic Fatigue (ME)

Online blog Broadly highlights the fact that one in five children with ME are investigated by social services, with some even being forcibly placed in a hospital or foster homes, with destructive effects on their health. Social services can threaten … Continue reading

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Challenging claims that fearful avoidance beliefs about activity in ME & CFS can be targeted with CBT/GET.

Cognitive-behavorial and graded exercise therapies for chronic fatigue (syndrome) are associated with lower levels of work/school attendance, by Frank N M Twisk in J Behav Med [Published online 28 March 2019] Psychological and demographic factors associated with fatigue and social … Continue reading

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Epidemiology of paediatric CFS in Australia

Epidemiology of paediatric chronic fatigue syndrome in Australia, by Sarah Knight, Shane Elders, Jill Rodda, Adrienne Harvey, Lionel Lubitz, Kathy Rowe, Colette Reveley, Sabine Hennel, Susan Towns, Kasia Kozlowska, Donald N Payne, Sonya Marshall-Gradisnik, Adam Scheinberg in Archives of Disease … Continue reading

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The importance of accurate diagnosis of ME/CFS in children & adolescents: a commentary

The importance of accurate diagnosis of ME/CFS in children and adolescents: a commentary, by Keith J Geraghty and Charles Adeniji in Frontiers in Pediatrics [Preprint December 31, 2018] Article abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a chronic illness that causes … Continue reading

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Adolescent’s descriptions of fatigue, fluctuation and payback in CFS/ME

Adolescent’s descriptions of fatigue, fluctuation and payback in chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalopathy (CFS/ME): Interviews with  adolescents and parents, by Roxanne M Parslow, Nina Anderson, Danielle Byrne, Alison Shaw, Kirstie L Haywood, Esther Crawley in BMJ Paediatrics Open Vol 2, #1, December 4, 2018 What this study hopes … Continue reading

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Understanding ME & CFS symptoms in children – take part in research project!

Symptomatology of pediatric ME & CFS – research project The Center for Community Research at DePaul University in the USA, led by Prof Leonard Jason says: There is currently little research on children with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and chronic fatigue … Continue reading

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School nurses can improve the lives of students with ME/CFS

School nurses can improve the lives of students with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by Kenneth J. Friedman, Beth Mattey, Faith Newton in NASN School Nurse  [First Published September 15, 2018] Article abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a chronic illness that … Continue reading

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Videos: Prof Peter Rowe & Dr Nigel Speight, discuss paediatric ME/CFS

Paediatric ME/CFS (from Voices from shadows website)  Two world renown ME/CFS paediatricians, Prof Peter Rowe and Dr Nigel Speight, discuss paediatric ME/CFS diagnosis and management in two short videos for medical professionals, following publication of the comprehensive manual Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome … Continue reading

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