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12th IACFS/ME conference report

The 12th International Association of CFS/ME Conference was held in Fort Lauderdale, USA on 27 October 2016 The conference, opened by the president Fred Friedberg (NY, USA), was a day for patients, while the medical and research professionals could attend … Continue reading

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Cognitive-behaviour therapy: why is it so vilified in the CFS community?

Editorial by Fred Friedberg in Biomedicine, Health & Behavior: Cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) is a well-established psychosocial intervention for psychiatric disorders, pain management, and stress related to medical conditions.[1] It has rarely provoked controversy, much less outright hostility. That is, until it … Continue reading

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ME/CFS Primer for clinical practitioners (2014 revision)

The International Association for CFS/ME (IACFS/ME) has produced a revised version of their primer. Their goal is to provide the information necessary to understand, diagnose, and manage the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome  —also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS). The … Continue reading

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IACFS/ME journal on fatigue now online

The new journal published by the International Association of CFS/ME is now online. This is a special free access double issue. Subsequent issues will be available by login to full members of IACFS/ME. Also, a print version can be ordered. … Continue reading

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