Tag Archives: Prof Trudie Chalder

Clinical history segment extraction from CFS assessments to model disease trajectories

Clinical history segment extraction from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome assessments to model disease trajectories by Sonia Priou, Natalia Viani, Veshalee Vernugopan, Chloe Tytherleigh, Faduma Abdalla Hassan, Rina Dutta, Trudie Chalder, Sumithra Velupillai in Digital Personalized Health and Medicine, Vol 270, pp … Continue reading

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Sleep problems in adolescents with CFS: a case-control study nested within a prospective clinical cohort

Sleep problems in adolescents with CFS: A case-control study nested within a prospective clinical cohort, by Maria Elizabeth Loades, Katharine A Rimes, Trudie Chalder in Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, May 22 2020 [doi.org/10.1177/1359104520918364]   Research abstract: Sleep problems have … Continue reading

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Challenging claims that fearful avoidance beliefs about activity in ME & CFS can be targeted with CBT/GET.

Cognitive-behavorial and graded exercise therapies for chronic fatigue (syndrome) are associated with lower levels of work/school attendance, by Frank N M Twisk in J Behav Med [Published online 28 March 2019] Psychological and demographic factors associated with fatigue and social … Continue reading

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Sharpe, Goldsmith & Chalder fail to restore confidence in the PACE trial findings

Response: Sharpe, Goldsmith and Chalder fail to restore confidence in the PACE trial findings, by Carolyn E Wilshire, Tom Kindlon in BMC Psychology 2019 7:19 [Published: 26 March 2019] Abstract: In a recent paper, we argued that the conclusions of the … Continue reading

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Does fatigue & distress in a clinical cohort of adolescents with CFS correlate with fatigue and distress in their parents?

Does fatigue and distress in a clinical cohort of adolescents with CFS correlate with fatigue and distress in their parents? by Maria E Loades, Katherine  A Rimes, S Ali, Kate Lievesley, Trudie Chalder in Child: Care, Health and Development, 20 Oct 2018 [preprint] Research abstract: … Continue reading

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The presence of co-morbid mental health problems in a cohort of adolescents with CFS

Research abstract: The presence of co-morbid mental health problems in a cohort of adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome, by Maria Elizabeth Loades, Katharine A Rimes, Sheila Ali, Kate Lievesley, Trudie Chalder in Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry [Preprint November 2, 2017] Objective: To … Continue reading

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Guided self-help for patients with CFS prior to starting CBT

Research abstract: Guided self-help for patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome prior to starting Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: A cohort study, by Sheila Ali, Kimberley Goldsmith, Mary Burgess, Trudie Chalder in Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy 5 May 2017 [Preprint] Background: Previous research suggests that … Continue reading

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Biopsychosocial use of CBT in CFS

Research abstract: ‘It feels sometimes like my house has burnt down, but I can see the sky’: A qualitative study exploring patients’ views of cognitive behavioural therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome by Federica Picariello, Sheila Ali, Caroline Foubister,  Trudie Chalder in British … Continue reading

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CBT for CFS/ME in children is different from CBT for depression

Discussion paper abstract: BACKGROUND:   Approximately one in three children and young people with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME) also have probable depression. Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) has a growing evidence base as an effective treatment approach for CFS/ME and for depression … Continue reading

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Fatigue & psychosocial variables in autoimmune rheumatic disease & CFS

Research abstract: Objective:  Fatigue is common in autoimmune rheumatic diseases (ARD). This study  compared symptom-related cognitions, beliefs, behaviours, quality of sleep, lack of acceptance and distress in participants with ARD such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), seronegative spondyloarthropathy (SpA), and connective tissue disease (CTD), … Continue reading

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