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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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Depressive symptoms at age 9-13 & chronic disabling fatigue at aged 16

Depressive symptoms at age 9-13 and chronic disabling fatigue at age 16: a longitudinal study, by Simon M Collin, Tom Norris, Carol Joinson, Maria E Loades, Glyn Lewis, Stephen A Stansfeld, Esther Crawley in  Journal of Adolescence Vol 75, pp … Continue reading

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Illness duration, mood and symptom impact in adolescents with CFS/ME

Illness duration, mood and symptom impact in adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome/ myalgic encephalomyelitis?, by Francesca K Neale, Deborah Christie, Dougal S Hargreaves, Terry Y Segal in Archives of Disease in Childhood, Jun 13 2019 Letter excerpt: Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis … Continue reading

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Impairments in cognitive performance in CFS are common, not related to co-morbid depression but do associate with autonomic dysfunction

Impairments in cognitive performance in chronic fatigue syndrome are common, not related to co-morbid depression but do associate with autonomic dysfunction, by Lucy J Robinson, Peter Gallagher, Stuart Watson, Ruth Pearce, Andreas Finkelmeyer, Laura Maclachlan, Julia L Newton in  PLoS … Continue reading

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Suicidal ideation in non-depressed individuals: the effects of a chronic, misunderstood illness

Suicidal ideation in non-depressed individuals: the effects of a chronic, misunderstood illness, by AR Devendorf, SL McManimen, LA Jason in Health Psychol. 2018 Jul 1:1359105318785450  [Epub ahead of print] Abstract: Chronic illness is a risk factor for suicide but is … Continue reading

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Low mood, poor quality of life & high symptom impact in adolescents attending a tertiary service for CFS/ME

Research abstract: Prevalence and correlates of low mood, poor quality of life and high symptom impact in adolescents attending a tertiary service for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, by FK Neale, TY Segal, DS Hargreaves in Archives of Disease in Childhood Vol 103, Suppl … Continue reading

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The presence of co-morbid mental health problems in a cohort of adolescents with CFS

Research abstract: The presence of co-morbid mental health problems in a cohort of adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome, by Maria Elizabeth Loades, Katharine A Rimes, Sheila Ali, Kate Lievesley, Trudie Chalder in Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry [Preprint November 2, 2017] Objective: To … Continue reading

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Rethinking childhood adversity in CFS

Research abstract: Rethinking childhood adversity in chronic fatigue syndrome, by James E Clark, Sean L Davidson, Laura Maclachlan, Julia L Newton, Stuart Watson in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior [Published online: 10 Oct 2017] Background: Previous studies have consistently shown increased … Continue reading

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CBT for CFS/ME in children is different from CBT for depression

Discussion paper abstract: BACKGROUND:   Approximately one in three children and young people with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME) also have probable depression. Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) has a growing evidence base as an effective treatment approach for CFS/ME and for depression … Continue reading

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The interface between CFS & depression

Research abstract: The chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) remains a contentious and controversial presentation despite decades of systematic research into the presentation from a variety of specialties within the medical and associated disciplines. Variously championed as an aetiology of immunological, neurological, neurophysiological, psychiatric and psychological origin, … Continue reading

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