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MEA research grant to Dr Keith Geraghty to examine two controversial ME/CFS treatments recommended by NICE

ME Association blog post, 13 July 2017: ME Association provide new research grant to Dr Keith Geraghty to examine two controversial ME/CFS treatments recommended by NICE ME Association trustees have approved a new research grant that will critically examine the … Continue reading

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Further commentary on the PACE trial: biased methods & unreliable outcomes

Article abstract: Further commentary on the PACE trial: Biased methods and unreliable outcomes, by Keith J Geraghty in Journal of Health Psychology [First Published June 14, 2017, Editorial] Geraghty in the year 2016, outlines a range of controversies surrounding publication of … Continue reading

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Dr Shepherd says ‘It’s time for an independent review of the PACE Trial methods & results’

Article abstract: PACE trial claims for recovery in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome – true or false? It’s time for an independent review of the PACE Trial methods and results, by Charles Bernard Shepherd in Journal of Health Psychology, 10 April 2017 The … Continue reading

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PACE team response shows a disregard for the principles of science

Prof Jonathan Edwards (UK) and Prof David Tuller (USA) add to the growing number of articles by clinicians and researchers challenging the scientific credentials of the PACE researchers. PACE team response shows a disregard for the principles of science, by Prof Jonathan Edwards … Continue reading

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The problem of bias in behavioural intervention studies: lessons from the PACE trial

Abstract: The problem of bias in behavioural intervention studies: Lessons from the PACE trial, by Carolyn Wilshire in Journal of Health Psychology [Preprint 23 March 2017] Geraghty’s recent editorial on the PACE trial for chronic fatigue syndrome has stimulated a lively … Continue reading

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Epistemic injustice in healthcare encounters: evidence from CFS/ME

Research abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) remains a controversial illness category. This paper surveys the state of knowledge and attitudes about this illness and proposes that epistemic concerns about the testimonial credibility of patients can be articulated … Continue reading

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Dr Keith Geraghty requests experiences of CBT & GET

Dr Keith Geraghty, researcher at the University of Manchester (@keithgeraghty) has tweeted at 6:09 p.m. on Mon, Nov 07, 2016: Ever experience adverse reactions to CBT or GET in CFS treatment – email me @ Keith.geraghty@manchester.ac.uk – we want to hear … Continue reading

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PACE-gate: when clinical trial evidence meets open data access

Article abstract: Science is not always plain sailing and sometimes the voyage is across an angry sea. A recent clinical trial of treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome (the PACE trial) has whipped up a storm of controversy. Patients claim the … Continue reading

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CBT in CFS: a narrative review on efficacy and informed consent

Review abstract: Cognitive behavioural therapy is increasingly promoted as a treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome. There is limited research on informed consent using cognitive behavioural therapy in chronic fatigue syndrome. We undertook a narrative review to explore efficacy and to … Continue reading

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The harms done by the biopsychosocial model of ME

Letter in response to: Chronic fatigue syndrome: is the biopsychosocial model responsible for patient dissatisfaction and harm?, by John Peters, patient, 31 July 2016 Geraghty & Esmail are right to draw attention to the harm done to the doctor-patient relationship … Continue reading

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