Tag Archives: Tom Kindlon

Sharpe, Goldsmith & Chalder fail to restore confidence in the PACE trial findings

Response: Sharpe, Goldsmith and Chalder fail to restore confidence in the PACE trial findings, by Carolyn E Wilshire, Tom Kindlon in BMC Psychology 2019 7:19 [Published: 26 March 2019] Abstract: In a recent paper, we argued that the conclusions of the … Continue reading

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Rethinking the treatment of CFS – a reanalysis of the PACE trial

Research abstract: Rethinking the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome—a reanalysis and evaluation of findings from a recent major trial of graded exercise and CBT by Carolyn E. Wilshire, Tom Kindlon, Robert Courtney, Alem Matthees, David Tuller, Keith Geraghty and Bruce … Continue reading

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Rethinking the treatment of CFS – a reanalysis & evaluation of findings from a recent major trial of graded exercise and CBT

Research abstract: Rethinking the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome—A reanalysis and evaluation of findings from a recent major trial of graded exercise and CBT, by Carolyn Wilshire, Tom Kindlon, Robert Courtney, Alem Matthees, David Tuller, Keith Geraghty and Bruce Levin [Preprint … Continue reading

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Do graded activity therapies cause harm in CFS?

Article abstract: Reporting of harms was much better in the PACE (Pacing, graded Activity, and Cognitive behavioural therapy: a randomised Evaluation) trial than earlier chronic fatigue syndrome trials of graded exercise therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy. However, some issues remain. The … 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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The full independent re-analysis of the PACE Trial now available on open access

ME Association blog post, 22 March 2017: Thanks to the MEA, you can now read the whole independent re-analysis of the PACE Trial recovery paper, 22 March 2017 The independent re-analysis of the PACE Trial recovery paper emerged from behind the … Continue reading

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MEA to pay for open access to independent reanalysis of PACE trial

ME Association blog post, by Tony Britton, 12 Feb 2017: MEA to pay for open access to independent reanalysis paper  The ME Association believe that a recent independent re-analysis of the PACE Trial data is such an important document that … Continue reading

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Can patients with CFS really recover after GET or CBT?

Research abstract: BACKGROUND: Publications from the PACE trial reported that 22% of chronic fatigue syndrome patients recovered following graded exercise therapy (GET), and 22% following a specialised form of CBT. Only 7% recovered in a control, no-therapy group. These figures … Continue reading

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QMUL announces they will release the PACE data

ME Action blog post by Alex Anderssen, 9 September 2016: QMUL releases the PACE data Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has released the PACE data to a patient who requested it under the Freedom of Information Act, as ordered by a … Continue reading

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Tribunal orders release of PACE data

ME Action blog post, by Alex Anderssen, 16 August 2016: Tribunal orders release of PACE data A tribunal panel has ordered Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) to release anonymised data from the PACE trial to Mr. Alem Matthees, a patient … Continue reading

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