Tag Archives: Sheila Ali

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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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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