Tag Archives: Prof Trudie Chalder

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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