Chronic fatigue syndrome in the media: a content analysis of newspaper articles

@inproceedings{Knudsen2011ChronicFS,
  title={Chronic fatigue syndrome in the media: a content analysis of newspaper articles},
  author={Ann Kristen Knudsen and Anne Nagelgaard Omen{\aa}s and Samuel B Harvey and Camilla MS L\ovvik and Linn Vathne Lervik and Arnstein Mykletun},
  booktitle={JRSM short reports},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVES Although cognitive behavioural therapy and graded exercise treatment are recognized evidence-based treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), their use is still considered controversial by some patient groups. This debate has been reflected in the media, where many patients gather health information. The aim of this study was to examine how treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome/ME is described in the newspaper media. DESIGN Content analysis of… CONTINUE READING