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The Role of Central and Peripheral Muscle Fatigue in Postcancer Fatigue: A RCT (Prinsen et al.)

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Dolphin, Aug 26, 2014.

  1. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

    Nothing that exciting in this except that I think it would be interesting to see such outcome measures used in CFS.

    Gijs Bleijenberg has been a major figure in the promotion of CBT for CFS.

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  2. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member

    Ta D.

    From the end of the abstract it sounds like they're saying similar testing has been done with CFS?

    I thought I'd add a link to a thread where a Bleijenberg paper showing that CBT intended to increase the amount of activity people did post-Cancer in order to improve fatigue only affected questionnaire scores, and not their objective measures of activity, just in case people thought things were any better there than with CFS:
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  3. Valentijn

    Valentijn Senior Member

    The impression I get is that they're ruling out one or two biological causes of "fatigue" so that they can dramatically declare that it must be psychosomatic, and CBT/GET must be the cure. The psychobabblers did much of the same thing in ME/CFS patients
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