Tuesday, February 22, 2011

The PACE trial: CBT hardly works in depression as well

Posted by Dr Jamie Deckoff-Jones, MD:

It has now been over 500 days since Lombardi et al was published in Science.

Yet we are being subjected to the publication of a five million pound study that was designed by people with conflicts of interest to prove that the treatment for ME/CFS patients is exercise and therapy. Isn't it disgusting?

Even though they excluded patients who were really sick or had neurological problems, and included some depressed people, they still couldn't show more than small improvement in a little more than half the participants with a significant number of adverse events! Read more>>

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