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Gwyneth’s ME story part 2 – my route to recovery

ME Awareness week:       Gwyneth’s ME story part 2 – the route to recovery   Gwyneth Hopkins is one of a small percentage of people who has recovered from ME within 5 years. Here is part 2 of her story. … Continue reading

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Treating Medically Unexplained Symptoms via Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT): major limitations identified

Treating medically unexplained symptoms via improving access to psychological therapy (IAPT): major limitations identified, by Keith Geraghty, Michael J Scott in BMC Psychology Vol 8, #1, p 13, February 5, 2020   Research abstract: Background: Improving Access to Psychological Therapies is … Continue reading

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Recovering from CFS as an intra-active process

Recovering from chronic fatigue syndrome as an intra-active process, by Karen Synne Groven, Tone Dahl-Michelsen in Health Care Women International 12: 1-12, 2019   Abstract In this article, we draw on the narrative of a woman who has recovered from chronic … Continue reading

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Paediatric CFS patients’ & parents’ perceptions of recovery

Paediatric chronic fatigue syndrome patients’ and parents’ perceptions of recovery, by Matthew Robert Harland, Roxanne Morin Parslow, Nina Anderson, Danielle Byrne, Esther Crawley in BMJ Paediatrics Open Vol 3, #1, Dec 2, 2019   Research abstract: What is known about the … Continue reading

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Measurements of recovery & predictors of outcome in an untreated CFS sample

Measurements of recovery and predictors of outcome in an untreated Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Sample, by Marie Thomas, Andrew Smith in Journal of Health and Medical Sciences Vol 2, #2, pp 167-178 [Published online: April 22, 2019] doi:10.31014/aior.1994.02.02.33   Research abstract: … Continue reading

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Patients’ hopes for recovery from ME/CFS: toward a “recovery in” framework”

Patients’ hopes for recovery from myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome: Toward a “recovery in” framework, by Andrew R Devendorf, Abigail A Brown, Leonard A Jason in Chronic Illness Vol 16, Issue 4, 2020 [First published 6 Dec 2018] doi.org/10.1177/1742395318815965   Research … Continue reading

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Approaching recovery from ME & CFS: challenges to consider in research & practice

Research Abstract: Approaching recovery from myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome: Challenges to consider in research and practice, by Andrew R Devendorf, Carly T Jackson, Madison Sunnquist,  Leonard A Jason in J Health Psychol. 2017 Nov 1 [First Published November … Continue reading

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Defining & measuring recovery from ME and CFS – the physician perspective

Research abstract: Defining and measuring recovery from myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome: the physician perspective, by Andrew R. Devendorf, Carly T. Jackson, Madison Sunnquist & Leonard A. Jason in Disability and Rehabilitation [Published online: 05 Oct 2017] Purpose: To … Continue reading

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Specialist treatment of CFS/ME: a cohort study among adult patients in England

Research abstract:  Specialist treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome/ME: A cohort study among adult patients in England, by Simon M Collin, Esther Crawley in BMC Health Services Research Vol. 17, p 488 [published July 14, 2017] Background: NHS specialist chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME) services … Continue reading

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PACE trial claims of recovery are not justified by the data: a rejoinder to Sharpe, Chalder, Johnson, Goldsmith & White

Following a response from the PACE trial researchers to their re-analysis from the PACE trial researchers Wilshire et al have published a reply: Article abstract:  BACKGROUND: Recently, we critically evaluated the claim from the PACE trial that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and graded … Continue reading

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