Tag Archives: sleep dysfunction

Sleep problems in adolescents with CFS: a case-control study nested within a prospective clinical cohort

Sleep problems in adolescents with CFS: A case-control study nested within a prospective clinical cohort, by Maria Elizabeth Loades, Katharine A Rimes, Trudie Chalder in Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, May 22 2020 [doi.org/10.1177/1359104520918364]   Research abstract: Sleep problems have … Continue reading

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Emotional awareness correlated with number of awakenings from polysomnography in patients with ME/CFS – a pilot study

Emotional awareness correlated with number of awakenings from polysomnography in patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome—a pilot study, by Indre Bileviciute-Ljungar and Danielle Friberg in Front. Psychiatry, 26 March 2020 [https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00222]   Research abstract: Introduction: Unrefreshing sleep is one of … Continue reading

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Parasympathetic activity is reduced during slow-wave sleep, but not resting wakefulness, in patients with CFS

Parasympathetic activity is reduced during slow-wave sleep, but not resting wakefulness, in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, by Scott J Fatt, Jessica E Beilharz, Michael Joubert, Chloe Wilson, Andrew R Lloyd, Uté Vollmer-Conna, Erin Cvejic in Clin Sleep Med. Vol 16, … Continue reading

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Physical activity & sleep in CFS & FMS: associations with symptom severity in the general population cohort LifeLines

Physical activity and Sleep in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Syndrome: associations with symptom severity in the general population cohort LifeLines by Monica L Joustra, Wilma L Zijlema, Judith GM Rosmalen, and Karin AM Janssens in Pain Research and Management, Vol … Continue reading

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Sleep patterns among patients with chronic fatigue

Research Abstract: Sleep patterns among patients with chronic fatigue: A polysomnography-based study, by Evelina Pajediene, Indre Bileviciute-Ljungar and Danielle Friberg in The Clinical Respiratory Journal [Version online: 2 AUG 2017] Objectives: The purpose of this study was to detect treatable sleep … Continue reading

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Two year follow-up of sleep diaries & polysomnography in CFS

Research abstract: Background: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a prevalent and debilitating symptom complex of unknown aetiology. Up to 96.8% of people with CFS report unrefreshing sleep and many describe, in qualitative interviews, changes in sleep over the course of their illness. Purpose: … 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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Important to identify primary sleep disorders in CFS

Review abstract: INTRODUCTION: Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is characterised by the presence of intractable fatigue and non-restorative sleep, symptoms which are also very prevalent in multiple diseases and appear as side effects of different drugs. Numerous studies have shown a … Continue reading

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Insomnia common in chronic diseases

Research abstract: Highlights Seventy-eight percent of US-based PatientsLikeMe respondents were at risk for National Sleep Foundation (NSF)-defined insomnia. Trouble falling asleep was the sleep symptom most likely to result in self-reporting insomnia. Forty-four percent awaken during the night and 42% … Continue reading

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Sleep solutions for disabled children: online events 11th, 12th 18th, 19th March

Children need good sleep as much as they need good food. Being tired affects your whole family’s mood, health, learning and behaviour, at school and work. If this sounds like you, don’t suffer alone. This March, get help from Scope’s … Continue reading

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