Comparison of adaptive pacing therapy, cognitive behaviour therapy, graded exercise therapy, and specialist medical care for chronic fatigue syndrome (PACE): a randomised trial

@inproceedings{White2011ComparisonOA,
  title={Comparison of adaptive pacing therapy, cognitive behaviour therapy, graded exercise therapy, and specialist medical care for chronic fatigue syndrome (PACE): a randomised trial},
  author={Peter D White and K. Goldsmith and Al Johnson and Liza Potts and Rebecca E. A. Walwyn and JC DeCesare and HL Baber and Mary L Burgess and L V Clark and DL Cox and Jessica Bavinton and B Angus and Gemma Murphy and Maurice Murphy and Hazel O'Dowd and David Wilks and Paul McCrone and Trudie Chalder and Michael Sharpe},
  booktitle={The Lancet},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Trial findings show cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and graded exercise therapy (GET) can be effective treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome, but patients' organisations have reported that these treatments can be harmful and favour pacing and specialist health care. We aimed to assess effectiveness and safety of all four treatments. METHODS In our parallel-group randomised trial, patients meeting Oxford criteria for chronic fatigue syndrome were recruited from six secondary… CONTINUE READING
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