Tag Archives: Daniel L Hall

Relationship satisfaction, communication self-efficacy & CFS

Relationship satisfaction, communication self-efficacy, and chronic fatigue syndrome-related fatigue, by Sara F Milrad, Daniel L Hall, Devika R Jutagir, Emily G Lattie, Sara J Czaja, Dolores M Perdomo, Gail Ironson, Brian D Doss, Armando Mendez, Mary Ann Fletcher, Nancy Klimas, … Continue reading

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Poor sleep quality, greater circulating pro-inflammatory cytokines & severity & frequency of CFS/ME

Research highlights: Sleep quality, inflammation, and CFS/ME symptoms were analyzed. Poor sleep quality predicted pro-inflammatory cytokines IL-1β, IL-6, and TNF-α. Worse sleep quality related to greater fatigue severity and daily interference. Worse sleep quality related to more severe and frequent … Continue reading

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Effects of telephone-delivered cognitive behavioral stress management intervention in CFS

Research abstract: The perceived impact of chronic fatigue on daily living (i.e., fatigue interference) is particularly relevant for patients diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME), a medically unexplained illness associated with neuroendocrine and immune abnormalities. Literature suggests that fatigue … Continue reading

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Fatigue & depression levels higher in CFS than cancer

Research abstract: OBJECTIVE: Persistent fatigue and depressive symptoms are both highly prevalent among patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) as well as breast cancer survivors. This study aimed to assess and directly compare perceptions of fatigue as highly interfering … Continue reading

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Could use of stress management skills improve PEM?

Research abstract Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is characterized in part by debilitating fatigue typically exacerbated by cognitive and/or physical exertion, referred to as post-exertional malaise (PEM). In a variety of populations, the cortisol awakening response (CAR) has stood out as … Continue reading

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