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(Auf Deutsch) German language blog on PACE Trial (Oct 31)

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  1. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    TiredSam The wise nematode hibernates

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    Thanks. That is a brilliant, and important, article.

    My rough translation of the final paragraph:

    The big problem in Germany is that CFS is classified in social service guidelines as a mental illness / depression, I know quite a few people who have been unable to continue working with CFS, but before they could get a disability pension they were forced to undergo GET, which made their health a lot worse, and then had to accept a diagnosis of depression to get the money they needed. And even that takes three rounds in court. I'll be spreading that article over here.
     
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    Good article. Basically points out all the flaws of the PACE trial. Great to see this story being told in different languages. I loved the beginning (liberal translation to English)
    Author is a fellow patient (severe). She's on twitter: https://twitter.com/XIxMelaniexIX
     
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    TiredSam The wise nematode hibernates

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    Sent link to this article and link to petition to Fatigatio, the German CFS organisation, suggesting they distribute both to all members. See if anything happens.
     
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