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Depressive symptoms at age 9-13 & chronic disabling fatigue at aged 16

Depressive symptoms at age 9-13 and chronic disabling fatigue at age 16: a longitudinal study, by Simon M Collin, Tom Norris, Carol Joinson, Maria E Loades, Glyn Lewis, Stephen A Stansfeld, Esther Crawley in  Journal of Adolescence Vol 75, pp … Continue reading

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Childhood sleep & adolescent CFS/ME

Research abstract: Childhood sleep and adolescent chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME): Evidence of associations in a UK birth cohort, by Simon M Collin, Tom Norris, Paul Gringras, Peter S Blair, Kate Tilling, Esther Crawley in Sleep Medicine [Preprint January 31, 2018] Highlights: Children … Continue reading

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The International collaborative on fatigue following infection (COFFI)

Article abstract: The international collaborative on fatigue following infection (COFFI), by Ben Z Katz, Simon M Collin, Gabrielle Murphy, Rona Moss-Morris, Vegard Bruun Wyller, Knut-Arne Wensaas, Jeannine L.A. Hautvast, Chantal P Bleeker-Rovers, Ute Vollmer-Conna, Dedra Buchwald, Renée Taylor, Paul Little, … Continue reading

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CFS/ME symptom-based phenotypes & 1 year treatment outcomes in UK & Netherlands

Research abstract: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME) symptom-based phenotypes and 1-year treatment outcomes in two clinical cohorts of adult patients in the UK and The Netherlands, by  Simon M. Collin, Jon Heron, Stephanie Nikolaus, Hans Knoop, Esther Crawley in Journal of Psychosomatic Research Vol. 104, … 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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Endogenous pain facilitation rather than inhibition differs between people with CFS, MS, and controls

Research abstract: Endogenous pain facilitation rather than inhibition differs between people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis, and controls: An observational study, by Simon M. Collin, Jo Nijs, Mira Meeus, Andrea Polli, Barbara Willekens, Kelly Ickmans in Pain Physician, May 2017, Volume 20, Issue … Continue reading

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Natural course of chronic disabling fatigue in adolescents

Research abstract Objective:   Little is known about persistence of or recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) in adolescents. Previous studies have small sample sizes, short follow-up or have focused on fatigue rather than CFS/ME or, equivalently, chronic fatigue, which … Continue reading

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A qualitative study of depression in young people with CFS/ME

Research abstract: Background: Paediatric chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) has a prevalence of 0.4–2.4% and is defined as ‘generalised disabling fatigue persisting after routine tests and investigations have failed to identify an obvious underlying cause’. One-third of young people with … Continue reading

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Chronic fatigue affects 1.9% of 16 year olds & is more common with family adversity

Research abstract: BACKGROUND: In the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) birth cohort, chronic disabling fatigue lasting ≥6 months affected 1.3% of 13-year-olds, was equally common in boys and girls, and became more prevalent with increasing family adversity. … Continue reading

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