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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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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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