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The lonely, isolating & alienating implications of ME/CFS

The lonely, isolating, and alienating implications of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Samir Boulazreg and Ami Rokach in Healthcare 2020, 8(4), 413; [doi.org/10.3390/healthcare8040413]   Review abstract: This article provides a narrative review on myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) through … Continue reading

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Legitimizing ME/CFS: indications of change over a decade (US)

Legitimizing myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: indications of change over a decade, by Fred Friedberg in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior, February 5, 2020   Research abstract: This commentary identifies recent scientific and clinical milestones that appear to have increased legitimization … Continue reading

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How psychiatric referrals influence stigmatization in patients with ME & CFS

How psychiatric referrals influence stigmatization in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome: an examination of American and British models, by Julia Terman, Joseph Cotler, Leonard A Jason in Community Psychology in Global Perspective Vol 5, #2, pp 19–29 … Continue reading

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FM, CFS & MCS: illness experiences

Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: Illness Experiences, by Almudena Alameda Cuesta, Álvaro Pazos Garciandía, Cristina Oter Quintana in Clinical Nursing Research [First Published March 27, 2019] https://doi.org/10.1177/1054773819838679 Research abstract: Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis, and multiple chemical … Continue reading

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Effects of unsupportive social interactions, stigma, & symptoms on patients with ME & CFS

Research abstract:  Effects of unsupportive social interactions, stigma, and symptoms on patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome, by Stephanie L McManimen, Damani McClellan, Jamie Stoothoff, Leonard A. Jason in Journal of Community Psychology  2018;1–13 [Preprint: May 2018] Prior … Continue reading

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Stigma in ME & its association with functioning

Research abstract: Stigma in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and its association with functioning, by Don M. Baken, Shane T. Harvey, David L. Bimler & Kirsty J. Ross in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior Volume 6, 2018 – Issue 1 Background: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic … Continue reading

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Benefits stigma in Britain

Hundreds of thousands of poor, sick and disabled people say they have been put off applying for or collecting benefits because of the perceived stigma generated by false media depictions of “scroungers” – leading many to forgo essentials such as … Continue reading

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