Tag Archives: Quality of life

Comparative survey of people with ME/CFS in Italy, Latvia, & the UK (EUROMENE)

Comparative survey of people with ME/CFS in Italy, Latvia, and the UK: a report on behalf of the Socioeconomics Working Group of the European ME/CFS Research Network (EUROMENE) by Elenka Brenna, Diana Araja and Derek F H Pheby in Medicina 2021, … Continue reading

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ME/CFS: major impact on lives of both patients & family members

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS): Major impact on lives of both patients and family members, by Esme Brittain, Nina Muirhead, Andrew Y Finlay and Jui Vyas in Medicina 2021, 57(1), 43; [doi.org/10.3390/medicina57010043]  (This article belongs to the Special Issue ME/CFS: Causes, … Continue reading

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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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