Paris 2024 Olympic Games: a catastrophe for people with disabilities?

It has been reported by the Le Journal du Dimanche (JDD), on 21 January 2023, that Pascale Ribes, the president of APF France Handicap, has warned about the conditions for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.  It appears that the ‘City of Love’ stands totally unprepared to accommodate the 350,000 visitors with disabilities who areContinue reading “Paris 2024 Olympic Games: a catastrophe for people with disabilities?”

A Catalogue of Shame: The British Psychological Society as a Dysfunctional Organisation

The Propoganda Never Stops

In previous posts here, here and here I describe how patients diagnosed with Myalgic Encephalomylitis (ME) are continuously misrepresented, smeared and gaslighted by a propoganda machine at the Science Media Centre. In a relentless barrage of distorted messaging, the propoganda never stops flowing. From there, it is fed by mainstream media to the general public.Continue reading “The Propoganda Never Stops”

Science Propoganda for the Media: The Case of ME

Definition: us / ˌprɑp·əˈɡæn·də / information or ideas that are spread by an organized group or government to influence people’s opinions, esp. by not giving all the facts or by secretly emphasizing only one way of looking at the facts (Definition of propaganda from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press). How does oneContinue reading “Science Propoganda for the Media: The Case of ME”

‘Converging Evidence of Similar Symptomatology of ME/CFS and PASC Indicating Multisystemic Dyshomeostasis’

Published on 11 January 2023 in Biomedicines at: https://www.mdpi.com/2227-9059/11/1/180

Treatment Harms To Patients With Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

David F Marks Preprint https://www.qeios.com/read/XUG3PT.2 Abstract Despite evidence of physiological and cellular abnormalities in myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)/chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), the dominant therapeutic approach has been cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and graded exercise therapy (GET). Patients report distress and dissatisfaction following healthcare encounters based on GET and CBT. A significant body of research suggests thatContinue reading “Treatment Harms To Patients With Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome”

Aphantasia: In search of a theory

Andrea Blomkvist First published: 01 July 2022, https://doi.org/10.1111/mila.12432 Reproduced here under a Creative Commons license. Disclaimer: Republication of this article by the curator of this website does not imply that the curator necessarily agrees with the point of view expressed by the original author, Andrea Blomkvist. However, in this instance, he does. This is theContinue reading “Aphantasia: In search of a theory”

CONVERGING EVIDENCE OF SIMILAR SYMPTOMATOLOGY OF ME/CFS AND PASC INDICATING MULTISYSTEMIC DYSHOMEOSTASIS

Abstract The purpose of this article is to review the evidence of similar symptomatology of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC). Reanalysis of data from a study by Jason et al. (2021) comparing symptom reports by two groups of ME/CFS and PASC shows a notably similar symptomatology. Symptom scoresContinue reading “CONVERGING EVIDENCE OF SIMILAR SYMPTOMATOLOGY OF ME/CFS AND PASC INDICATING MULTISYSTEMIC DYSHOMEOSTASIS”

The Rise and Fall of the Psychosomatic Approach to Medically Unexplained Symptoms, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/366596682_The_Rise_and_Fall_of_the_Psychosomatic_Approach_to_Medically_Unexplained_Symptoms_Myalgic_Encephalomyelitis_and_Chronic_Fatigue_Syndrome DOI:10.33140/AEPHR.01.02.06ME/CF Download full-text PDF References (263) Abstract The psychosomatic approach to medically unexplained symptoms, myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome (MUS/ME/CFS) is critically reviewed using scientific criteria. Based on the ‘Biopsychosocial Model’, the psychosomatic theory proposes that patients’ dysfunctional beliefs, deconditioning and attentional biases cause or make illness worse, disrupt therapies, and lead toContinue reading “The Rise and Fall of the Psychosomatic Approach to Medically Unexplained Symptoms, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome”

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