Sunday, May 11, 2014

Stigma of chronic fatigue illness adds to suffering - survey

Stigma of chronic fatigue illness adds to suffering - survey
http://www.voxy.co.nz/health/stigma-chronic-fatigue-illness-adds-suffering-survey/5/189853

"A new survey shows people with debilitating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, or ME (Myalgic Encephalopathy) feel misunderstood and stigmatised, and more public education about the condition is needed.  Dr Don Baken, a clinical psychologist at the School of Psychology at Massey University's Manawat├╝ campus who has researched the issue, says the impact on sufferers of Myalgic Encephalopathy/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) can be devastating, and feeling stigmatised just adds to this."

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