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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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Autonomic function in ME & CFS: comparing self-report & objective measures

Autonomic dysfunction in myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome: comparing self-report and objective measures, by Jane Kemp, Madison Sunnquist, Leonard A Jason, Julia L Newton in Clin Auton Res [Preprint 21 May 2019]   Letter extracts: Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and … 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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The development of an instrument to assess post-exertional malaise in patients with ME & CFS

The development of an instrument to assess post-exertional malaise in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome, by Leonard A Jason, Carly S Holtzman, Madison Sunnquist, Joseph Cotler in Journal of Health Psychology, 24 Oct 2018 [Preprint] Research abstract: Post-exertional malaise, … Continue reading

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Integration of DNA methylation & health scores identifies subtypes in ME/CFS

Research abstract: Integration of DNA methylation & health scores identifies subtypes in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome, by Wilfred C de Vega, Lauren Erdman, Suzanne D Vernon, Anna Goldenberg & Patrick O McGowan in Epigenomics. 2018 Apr 25. doi: 10.2217/epi-2017-0150. [Epub … Continue reading

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Differentiating MS from ME & CFS

Research abstract: Differentiating Multiple Sclerosis from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by LA Jason, D Ohanian, A Brown. M Sunnquist, S McManimen, L Klebek, P Fox and M Sorenson in Insights in Biomedicine Vol. 2 No. 2:11 2017 Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Myalgic … Continue reading

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A better way to measure ME/CFS experience is needed

Research abstract: PURPOSE: Debilitating fatigue is a core symptom of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS); however, the utility of patient-reported symptom outcome measures of fatigue for ME/CFS patients is problematic due to ceiling effects and issues with reliability and validity. … Continue reading

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Housebound people with ME have greater physical impairment

Research abstract: Objectives: The objective of this study was to examine individuals with myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome who are confined to their homes due to severe symptomatology. The existing literature fails to address differences between this group, and less severe, nonhousebound patient … Continue reading

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Comparing the DePaul Symptom Questionnaire with doctors’assessments

Research abstract: Background: Diagnostic assessment of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) is largely based on a two part process; screening patients who might meet criteria and following up this assessment with physicians’ clinical evaluation of a range … Continue reading

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4 key characteristics of ME identified in 3 countries

Research abstract: The present study attempted to identify critical symptom domains of individuals with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Using patient and control samples collected in the United States, Great Britain, and Norway, exploratory factor analysis (EFA) was … Continue reading

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