Graham McPhee is a retired British mathematics school teacher living with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and has been involved in "citizen-scientist" analysis of the PACE trial alongside Tom Kindlon, Janelle Wiley and others.
Publications[edit | edit source]
- 2017, Cognitive behaviour therapy and objective assessments in chronic fatigue syndrome in Journal of Health Psychology
- 2019, Monitoring treatment harm in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: A freedom-of-information study of National Health Service specialist centres in England - (Abstract)
Online presence[edit | edit source]
See also[edit | edit source]
Learn more[edit | edit source]
- 2015, BBC South East Today - Graham McPhee.
- 2015, East Sussex man calls for much more biomedical research into M.E. | BBC South East
References[edit | edit source]
- What Do They Know - Fitness data for PACE trial
- McPhee, Graham (Aug 1, 2017). "Cognitive behaviour therapy and objective assessments in chronic fatigue syndrome". Journal of Health Psychology. 22 (9): 1181–1186. doi:10.1177/1359105317707215. ISSN 1359-1053.
- McPhee, Graham; Baldwin, Adrian; Kindlon, Tom; Hughes, Brian M (Jun 24, 2019). "Monitoring treatment harm in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: A freedom-of-information study of National Health Service specialist centres in England". Journal of Health Psychology: 135910531985453. doi:10.1177/1359105319854532. ISSN 1359-1053.
myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) - A disease often marked by neurological symptoms, but fatigue is sometimes a symptom as well. Some diagnostic criteria distinguish it from chronic fatigue syndrome, while other diagnostic criteria consider it to be a synonym for chronic fatigue syndrome. A defining characteristic of ME is post-exertional malaise (PEM), or post-exertional neuroimmune exhaustion (PENE), which is a notable exacerbation of symptoms brought on by small exertions. PEM can last for days or weeks. Symptoms can include cognitive impairments, muscle pain (myalgia), trouble remaining upright (orthostatic intolerance), sleep abnormalities, and gastro-intestinal impairments, among others. An estimated 25% of those suffering from ME are housebound or bedbound. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies ME as a neurological disease.
chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) - A fatigue-based illness. The term CFS was invented invented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as an replacement for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Some view CFS as a neurological disease, others use the term for any unexplained long-term fatigue. Sometimes used as a the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, despite the different diagnostic criteria.