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Depression in paediatric chronic fatigue syndrome (Crawley)

Discussion in 'Latest ME/CFS Research' started by Bob, Aug 8, 2013.

  1. peggy-sue

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    I can't remember giving permission for my picture to be posted everywhere..... ;)
     
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    :) Please don't worry Peggy-Sue. That might be how we feel sometimes, but I promise you it's not how we look! :)
     
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    The abstract doesn't list all the main factors associated with depression - odds ratios from Table 2:
    (higher scores mean less problems with the SF-36 PF, hence the lower ORs)

    So, as you say, the consequences of dealing with living with a severe chronic illness.

    Female sex was borderline significant

    Interestingly, when adjusting for other variables
    School attendance of 40% or more 0.36 (0.23 to 0.56), p<0.0001 Adjusted for other variables: 0.75 (0.44 to 1.28), p=0.28
    the protective value of school attendance of 40% or less decreased a lot and was no longer significant.
    So forcing a child to school may not make if any benefit for their mental health (at least as measured by the HADS).
     
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