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Adverse events and deterioration reported by participants in the PACE trial of therapies for CFS

Discussion in 'Latest ME/CFS Research' started by Tom Kindlon, Apr 26, 2014.

  1. Valentijn

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    So it would seem that they deliberately excluded the category for which there was a statistically significant difference, and substituted it with a closely-related category (barely) lacking a statistically significant difference.

    They do it with no explanation of that omission, no mention of such a switch, and then label it as if it were the same category in which there was a significant difference.
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  2. alex3619

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    Switching things is their stock in trade, they do it for definitions of commonly used words a lot.
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    One could say they are giving CBT to their study results. :D
  4. Sean

    Sean Senior Member

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    Naughty, bad, uncooperative, delusional, in denial, anti-psychiatry data. A course of CBT for you!
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  5. biophile

    biophile Places I'd rather be.

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    Did you have any nightmares later on? Things can get a little hairy and scary in the ...

    Game of definitions.

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  7. alex3619

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    When one patient in a study could be assigned a category of significantly disabled, abnormal function, normal and recovered, on the same data, you know there is a problem. The PACE publications contain the evidence that discredits them.
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    So who is the one person who can see intelligently and clearly in this Game of Definitions? Where is our Tyrion? (A Game of Thrones reference.)

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