Tag Archives: Madison L Sunnquist

Is SEID comparable to research case definitions of CFS?

Two groups of American researchers debate the appropriateness of using case definitions for research purposes. Article abstract: Mistaken conclusions about systemic exercise intolerance disease being comparable to research case definitions of CFS: a rebuttal to Chu et al., by Leonard A. Jason, Madison Sunnquist, Kristen … Continue reading

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Differentiating MS from ME & CFS

Research abstract: Differentiating Multiple Sclerosis from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, by LA Jason, D Ohanian, A Brown. M Sunnquist, S McManimen, L Klebek, P Fox and M Sorenson in Insights in Biomedicine Vol. 2 No. 2:11 2017 Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Myalgic … Continue reading

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Access to medical care for ME & CFS: a call for centres of excellence in the USA

Research abstract: Access to Medical Care for Individuals with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Call for Centers of Excellence, by Madison Sunnquist, Laura Nicholson, Leonard A Jason, and Kenneth J Friedman in Modern Clinical Medicine Research, Vol. 1, … Continue reading

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Standard research criteria would aid ME/CFS research

Research abstract: Background: The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently developed clinical criteria for what had been known as chronic fatigue syndrome. Given the broad nature of the clinical IOM criteria, there is a need for a research definition that would … Continue reading

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A reexamination of the Cognitive Behavioral model of CFS

Thesis abstract: Cognitive behavioral theories of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) assert that cognitions and behaviors perpetuate the fatigue and impairment that individuals with CFS experience (Wessely, Butler, Chalder, & David, 1991). Vercoulen and colleagues (1998) utilized structural equation modeling to empirically … Continue reading

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Identifying key symptoms differentiating ME & CFS from MS

Research abstract: It is unclear what key symptoms differentiate Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and Chronic Fatigue syndrome (CFS) from Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The current study compared self-report symptom data of patients with ME or CFS with those with MS. The self-report … Continue reading

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Patient perceptions regarding possible changes to the name & criteria for CFS & ME

Research article abstract: For decades, researchers and patients have been debating the terms and criteria for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). This has led to considerable difficulties in clearly communicating to the public the nature of these … Continue reading

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Post-exertional malaise: an exploratory factor analysis

Research abstract: Post-exertional malaise is a cardinal symptom of myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome. There are two differing focuses when defining post-exertional malaise: a generalized, full-body fatigue and a muscle-specific fatigue. This study aimed to discern whether post-exertional malaise … Continue reading

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