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Post-exertional symptom exacerbation follows mental effort in ME/CFS

Abstract Background: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a debilitating, long-term condition characterised by extreme fatigue (worsened by exertion), muscle and joint pain, and sleep disturbance. Post-exertional fatigue has been demonstrated previously following physical exercise, but not from mental exertion … Continue reading

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Depression found in under third of children with CFS/ME

Research abstract OBJECTIVE: To describe the prevalence of depression in children with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)/myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and investigate the relationship between depression in CFS/ME and clinical symptoms such as fatigue, disability, pain and school attendance. DESIGN: Cross-sectional survey … Continue reading

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29% of children with CFS suffer significant psychological distress

Abstract Objective¬† To describe the prevalence of depression in children with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)/myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and investigate the relationship between depression in CFS/ME and clinical symptoms such as fatigue, disability, pain and school attendance. Design ¬† Cross-sectional survey … Continue reading

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