Invest in ME Conference 12: First Class in Every Way
OverTheHills wraps up our series of articles on this year's 12th Invest in ME International Conference (IIMEC12) in London with some reflections on her experience as a patient attending the conference for the first time.
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'Finding new voices for recovery: A narrative from co-learners in an innovative group programme'

Discussion in 'Latest ME/CFS Research' started by Dolphin, Aug 9, 2016.

  1. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    (Not a recommendation)

    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S187638201500205X

     
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    Dolphin Senior Member

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  3. worldbackwards

    worldbackwards A unique snowflake

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    What does this mean?

    Well, I for one welcome our new voice and body performance based overlords...
     
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  4. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member

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    Just from the title, we could be confident of that.

    OMG this was from:

    I totally assumed it was a 'project' from a couple of students and one loopy professor... not people who are actually being paid to treat patients!
     
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  5. worldbackwards

    worldbackwards A unique snowflake

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    Does this mean the NHS are actually going to spend money on this? Bloody hell!
     
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  6. A.B.

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    Insane psychobabble.

    What the hell is wrong with the NHS that it lets these people run a clinic.
     
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  7. duncan

    duncan Senior Member

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    Narrated by Morgan Freeman.
     
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  8. worldbackwards

    worldbackwards A unique snowflake

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    A sneak preview...

     
  9. Solstice

    Solstice Senior Member

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    I'm afraid. I can't tell if this is a joke by you or a serious piece to "help" ME sufferers...
     
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    wastwater Senior Member

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    What next a pillow that electrocutes you if you don't wake up,naughty ME patients,then onto some relearning.
     
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  11. sarah darwins

    sarah darwins I told you I was ill

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    This is what passes for intellect in the UK now. I think the country might actually be doomed.

    Not for the first time, on behalf of my entire nation, I apologise to the rest of the world.
     
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  12. Valentijn

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    Quite enough to induce vomiting, in any context :D
     
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  13. worldbackwards

    worldbackwards A unique snowflake

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    It's a joke by me. It comes from the spoof current affair programme Brass Eye, and was intended as a motivational programme for prisoners (Geoff Boycott didn't know he was being spoofed). Morris had a good eye for the foibles of the medical profession as well - I remember a sketch where doctors filmed the disabled because they thought that they were 'just lazy'. Ahead of his time, alas...
     
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  14. Sean

    Sean Senior Member

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    :vomit::vomit::vomit:
     
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  15. TiredSam

    TiredSam The wise nematode hibernates

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  16. Hutan

    Hutan Senior Member

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    Dear Hilly, Jenny and Sarah of the Oxfordshire CFS/ME Service

    I never lost my voice, thanks, same with other people with ME I know. How about actually listening to us for a change instead of imposing your wiffly-waffly loopy thought processes?

    I already have hope for future recovery, thanks. No need for a poster. Studies like yours actually diminish my stocks of hope.

    How about you stop wasting your time and that of people with ME and instead help advocate for the necessary biomedical research to bring our hope for recovery to reality?

    Yours sincerely, Hutan
     
  17. Snow Leopard

    Snow Leopard Hibernating

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    I became ill when I was young, so I had no real conception of what a lifelong chronic illness is like. I had hope of recovery for a long time, but regardless of what I did or tried, it never happened. Before brainwashing people into expecting something that probably won't happen, perhaps we need to develop treatments that lead to recovery first.
     
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