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Chronic Fatigue Sufferers Getting The Wrong Treatment – Thanks To A Falsified Study

Sunday 25 September 2016


From What Doctors Don't Tell You:


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Chronic fatigue sufferers getting the wrong treatment—thanks to a falsified study

By Bryan Hubbard
12 September 2016
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Sufferers of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) are not getting the proper treatment. The standard approach these days is cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)—known as the ‘talking therapy’, which implies the problem is mainly in the sufferer’s head—but this is based on a landmark study whose results were falsified, it has been revealed this week.

The PACE study had concluded in 2011 that 61 per cent of sufferers were getting well on CBT and exercise—but the numbers who really benefited had been inflated three-fold by researchers.


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