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How A Study About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Was Doctored, Adding To Pain And Stigma

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    By Steven Lubet in The Conversation.   The public relies on scientists to report their findings accurately and completely, but that does not always happen. Too often, researchers announce only their most favorable outcomes, while keeping more disappointing results well out of sight. This phenomenon, first identified by the psychologist Robert Rosenthal in […]

Danish RCT Of Cognitive Behavior Therapy For Whatever Ails Your Physician About You

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    By James Coyne in PLOS Blogs.   I was asked by a Danish journalist to examine a randomized controlled trial (RCT) of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for functional somatic symptoms. I had not previously given the study a close look. I was dismayed by how highly problematic the study was in so many […]

CBT Won’t Cure My Chronic Fatigue, Any More Than It Would Cancer – It’s A Physical Illness

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  By Scott Jordan Harris in i News.   The announcement of a new initiative to offer online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to teenage suffers of ME, also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, has re-opened debate about whether ME is a mental illness. The reality is there is no debate about the answer to that among anyone […]

New CBT And GET Threat For Australian CFS Patients

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  By Sasha Nimmo in Shout Out About ME.   Australian CFS researcher, Prof Andrew Lloyd last year explained he was working on an online program of graded exercise therapy (GET) and cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) at the University of NSW’s Fatigue Clinic. Prof Lloyd described the PACE trial, which evaluated these therapies, as having “reasonably […]

Renowned Scientists Condemn PACE Study

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By Russell Logan in shoutaboutme.com   An international group of scientists has added to the growing condemnation of the PACE trial study, published in the Lancet in 2011, which has propped up poor government and clinical care policies for those with the serious neurological illness myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), sometimes called chronic fatigue syndrome. An open letter from […]

‘CBT Is A Scam And A Waste Of Money’: Popular Talking Therapy Is Not A Long-Term Solution, Says Leading Psychologist

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By Jenny Hope, Medical Correspondent for the Daily Mail. People with mental health problems are victims of  a ‘scam’ therapy that is wasting vast sums of money, a leading psychologist has warned. They are being misled because the short-term fix offered by Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) does not have a lasting benefit, says Oliver James. […]

Trial By Error: The Troubling Case of the PACE Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Study

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  By David Tuller, DrPH David Tuller is academic coordinator of the concurrent masters degree program in public health and journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. A few years ago, Dr. Racaniello let me hijack this space for a long piece about the CDC’s persistent incompetence in its efforts to address the devastating illness […]

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