Tag Archives: Quality of life

The presence of overlapping quality of life symptoms in primary antibody deficiency (PAD) & CFS

The presence of overlapping quality of life symptoms in primary antibody deficiency (PAD) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), by Rhea A Bansal, Susan Tadros, Amolak S Bansal in Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology Vol 16, no: 21 (2020), March 30, … Continue reading

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ME/CFS: significant negative impact of quality of life of both patients & family members

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS): significant negative impact of Quality of Life of both patients and family members, by Esme Brittain   During my 3rd year at Cardiff medical school, I conducted a 6-week research project looking at the impact … Continue reading

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CFS & Quality of Life

Chronic fatigue syndrome and quality of life, by Deb Roberts in Patient Related Outcome Measures Vol 2018, #9, pp 253-262 [Published August 1, 2018] Article abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), is a challenging long-term condition (LTC) with complex … Continue reading

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Poor self-reported sleep quality & health-related quality of life in patients with CFS/ME

Research abstract: Poor self-reported sleep quality and health-related quality of life in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, by Jesús Castro‐Marrero, Maria C. Zaragoza, Sergio González‐Garcia, Luisa Aliste, Naia Sáez‐Francàs, Odile Romero, Alex Ferré Tomás Fernández de Sevilla, José Alegre in … Continue reading

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Low mood, poor quality of life & high symptom impact in adolescents attending a tertiary service for CFS/ME

Research abstract: Prevalence and correlates of low mood, poor quality of life and high symptom impact in adolescents attending a tertiary service for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, by FK Neale, TY Segal, DS Hargreaves in Archives of Disease in Childhood Vol 103, Suppl … Continue reading

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Post-exercise muscle fatigue, oxidative stress & CD26 expression correlate to impaired quality of life in ME/CFS

Research abstract: Background: Myalgic encephalomyelitis chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a common debilitating disorder associated with an intense fatigue, a reduced physical activity, and an impaired quality of life. There are no established biological markerof the syndrome. The etiology is … Continue reading

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Interdisciplinary group treatment may improve quality of life in CFS/ME

Research highlights: Interdisciplinary group treatment may improve quality of life in CFS/ME. Psychological Flexibility (PF) has applied utility in the treatment of CFS/ME. Changes in PF activity/occupational engagement suggest greatest benefit in CFS/ME. Research  abstract: Objective: Psychological Flexibility (PF) is a … Continue reading

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Impact of sleep quality and fatigue on quality of life in CFS

Research abstract: OBJECTIVES: To explore the interrelationship of different dimensions (fatigue, neuroticism, sleep quality, global mental and physical health) in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). METHODS: Patients meeting the Fukuda criteria of CFS filled out two independent fatigue scales (Fatigue … Continue reading

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Factors determining fatigue in CFS

Research abstract: OBJECTIVES: To explore the interrelationship of different dimensions (fatigue, neuroticism, sleep quality, global mental and physical health) in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). METHODS Patients meeting the Fukuda criteria of CFS filled out two independent fatigue scales … Continue reading

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Treatment expectations influence the outcome

Research abstract: OBJECTIVE: To improve the effectiveness of treatment in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome it is worthwhile studying factors influencing outcomes. The aims of this study were (1) to assess the association of expectancy and credibility on treatment outcomes, … Continue reading

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