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The PACE trial should be retracted because it was seriously unethical

The PACE trial should be retracted, because it was seriously unethical, and the lead investigators continue to deny that, by Dr Neil McFarlane in DrNMblog, 19 March 2021 This was submitted (December 2020) to NICE in response to the new … Continue reading

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Mental health screening in adolescents with CFS/ME

Mental health screening in adolescents with CFS/ME, by Maria E Loades, Paul Stallard, David Kessler & Esther Crawley in European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2021) [doi.org/10.1007/s00787-021-01734-5]   Excerpts from Letter to the editor: Psychiatric co-morbidity in adolescents is common, with the … Continue reading

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Risks for developing ME/CFS in college students following infectious mononucleosis

Risks for developing ME/CFS in college students following infectious mononucleosis: a prospective cohort study, Leonard A Jason, PhD, Joseph Cotler, PhD, Mohammed F Islam, PhD, Madison Sunnquist, PhD, Ben Z Katz, MD in Clinical Infectious Diseases, [doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa1886] 25 Dec 2020   … Continue reading

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How common are depression & anxiety in adolescents with CFS?

How common are depression and anxiety in adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and how should we screen for these mental health co-morbidities? A clinical cohort study, by Maria E Loades, Rebecca Read, Lucie Smith, Nina T Higson-Sweeney, Amanda Laffan, … Continue reading

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Associations of physical & psychiatric conditions with CFS in Germany

Associations of physical and psychiatric conditions with chronic fatigue syndrome in Germany: an exploratory case-control study, by Louis Jacob, Josep Maria Haro and Karel Kostev in Psychological Medicine, 1-7, 2020 [doi.org/10.1017/S0033291720002470]   Research abstract: Background: Only a few studies have analyzed … Continue reading

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Can linguistic analysis be used to identify whether adolescents with a chronic illness are depressed?

Can linguistic analysis be used to identify whether adolescents with a chronic illness are depressed?, by Lauren Stephanie Jones, Emma Anderson, Maria Loades, Rebecca Barnes, Esther Crawley in Clin Psychol Psychother. 2019 Dec 15. [doi: 10.1002/cpp.2417]   Research abstract: Comorbid depression … Continue reading

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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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Shared microglial mechanisms underpinning depression & CFS & their comorbidities

Shared microglial mechanisms underpinning depression and chronic fatigue syndrome and their comorbidities, by Adriano José Maia Chaves-Filho, Danielle S Macedo, David Freitas de Lucena, Michael Maes in Behavioural Brain Research Vol 372, 17 October 2019, 111975 [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2019.111975]   Research abstract: … 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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