Tag Archives: Dr Keith Geraghty

The ‘medically unexplained symptoms’ (MUS) concept, CBT & CFS

The ‘medically unexplained symptoms’ syndrome concept and the cognitive-behavioural treatment model, by Michael J Scott , Joan S Crawford , Keith J Geraghty , David F Marks in Journal of Health Psychology Sep 2021 [doi:10.1177/13591053211038042]   Article abstract: The American … Continue reading

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Research: An audit of UK hospital doctors’ knowledge & experience of ME

An audit of UK hospital doctors’ knowledge and experience of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, by Keng Ngee Hng, Keith Geraghty and Derek FH Pheby in Medicina 2021, 57(9), 885; [doi.org/10.3390/medicina57090885] 27 August 2021 (This article belongs to the Special Issue ME/CFS: Causes, Clinical … Continue reading

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Doctors with ME – new professional association

Doctors with ME   Recently launched is the global professional association for medical practitioners, scientists and researchers with myalgic encephalomyelitis. The DwME mission and vision: To improve patient outcomes worldwide by empowering medics, scientists, and policymakers with up to date … Continue reading

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The negative impact of the psychiatric model of CFS on doctors’ understanding & management of the illness

The negative impact of the psychiatric model of chronic fatigue syndrome on doctors’ understanding and management of the illness, by Keith Geraghty in Biomedicine, Health & Behavior, Oct 28, 2020 [doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2020.1834295]   Research abstract:  Background Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) … Continue reading

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Treating Medically Unexplained Symptoms via Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT): major limitations identified

Treating medically unexplained symptoms via improving access to psychological therapy (IAPT): major limitations identified, by Keith Geraghty, Michael J Scott in BMC Psychology Vol 8, #1, p 13, February 5, 2020   Research abstract: Background: Improving Access to Psychological Therapies is … Continue reading

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Survey of severe ME – help inform the NICE guidelines

Survey of severe ME Dr Keith Geraghty & Manchester University are conducting a study to better understand the needs and views of patients with severe ME/CFS. This project has been commissioned by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) … Continue reading

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A logistic regression analysis of risk factors in ME/CFS pathogenesis

A logistic regression analysis of risk factors in ME/CFS pathogenesis, by Eliana M Lacerda, Keith Geraghty, Caroline C Kingdon, Luigi Palla & Luis Nacul in BMC Neurology vol 19, no: 275 (2019)   Research abstract: Background: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome … Continue reading

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The ‘cognitive behavioural model’ of CFS: critique of a flawed model

The ‘Cognitive Behavioural Model’ of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: critique of a flawed model, by Keith Geraghty, Leonard Jason, Madison Sunnquist, David Tuller, Charlotte Blease & Charles Adeniji in Journal of Health Psychology,  April 23 2019   Review abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic … Continue reading

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The importance of accurate diagnosis of ME/CFS in children & adolescents: a commentary

The importance of accurate diagnosis of ME/CFS in children and adolescents: a commentary, by Keith J Geraghty and Charles Adeniji in Frontiers in Pediatrics [Preprint December 31, 2018] Article abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a chronic illness that causes … Continue reading

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ME/CFS & the biopsychosocial model: a review of patient harm & distress

Review article abstract: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome and the biopsychosocial model: a review of patient harm and distress in the medical encounter, by Keith J. Geraghty, Charlotte Blease in Disability and Rehabilitation [Published online: 21 Jun 2018] Objective: Despite the … Continue reading

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