Mental health

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Mental health is a broad term that can refer to cognitive, behavioral, emotional, psychological, and/or social well-being.[1][2][3] Mental illness refers to a psychiatric illness, for example depression, anxiety or anorexia nervosa.

ME/CFS[edit | edit source]

Brown et al (2010) found that patients with chronic fatigue syndrome who had both a mental illness before CFS and a current mental illness had greater pain, great sleep dysfunction, and more physical symptoms compared to patients with CFS who did not have a mental illness, or patients whose mental illness only began after they became ill with chronic fatigue syndrome.[4] Level of fatigue was not significantly associated with past or current psychiatric illness, and even chronic fatigue syndrome patients with no psychiatric history had severe disability.[4]

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  1. "What Is Mental Health?". www.mentalhealth.gov. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Aug 29, 2017. Retrieved Feb 18, 2019. 
  2. "What Is Mental Illness?". www.psychiatry.org. American Psychiatric Association. August 2018. Retrieved Feb 18, 2019. 
  3. "Mental health: a state of well-being". WHO. Retrieved Feb 18, 2019. 
  4. 4.04.14.2 Brown, Molly M.; Kaplan, Carly; Jason, Leonard A.; Keys, Christopher B. (2010). "Subgroups of chronic fatigue syndrome based on psychiatric disorder onset and current psychiatric status". Health. 02 (02): 90–96. doi:10.4236/health.2010.22015. ISSN 1949-4998. 
  5. Hawk, C; Jason, L; Torres-Harding, S (2006), "Differential diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome and major depressive disorder" (PDF), International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 13 (3): 244-51, doi:10.1207/s15327558ijbm1303_8, PMID 17078775 
  6. Griffith, J. P.; Zarrouf, F. A. (2008), "A Systematic Review of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Don't Assume It's Depression", Primary Care Companion to The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 10 (2): 120–128, PMID 18458765 
  7. Twisk, Frank N. M.; Maes, Michael (2009). "A review on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and graded exercise therapy (GET) in myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) / chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS): CBT/GET is not only ineffective and not evidence-based, but also potentially harmful for many patients with ME/CFS". Neuro Endocrinology Letters. 30 (3): 284–299. ISSN 0172-780X. PMID 19855350. 
  8. Daniels, J; Brigden, A; Kacorova, A (2017), "Anxiety and depression in chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME): Examining the incidence of health anxiety in CFS/ME", Psychol Psychother, 90 (3): 502-509, doi:10.1111/papt.12118 
  9. Núñez, Montserrat; Fernández-Solà, Joaquim; Nuñez, Esther; Fernández-Huerta, José-Manuel; Godás-Sieso, Teresa; Gomez-Gil, Esther (Mar 2011). "Health-related quality of life in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome: group cognitive behavioural therapy and graded exercise versus usual treatment. A randomised controlled trial with 1 year of follow-up". Clinical Rheumatology. 30 (3): 381–389. doi:10.1007/s10067-010-1677-y. ISSN 1434-9949. PMID 21234629. 
  10. Geraghty, Keith J; Blease, Charlotte (Sep 15, 2016). "Cognitive behavioural therapy in the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome: A narrative review on efficacy and informed consent" (PDF). Journal of Health Psychology. 23 (1): 127–138. doi:10.1177/1359105316667798. ISSN 1359-1053. 
  11. Illegems, Jela; Moorkens, Greta; Van Den Eede, Filip (2016). "Group Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome". Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. 85 (5): 308. doi:10.1159/000445166. ISSN 1423-0348. PMID 27513528. 
  12. Geraghty, Keith; Hann, Mark; Kurtev, Stoyan (Aug 29, 2017). "Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome patients' reports of symptom changes following cognitive behavioural therapy, graded exercise therapy and pacing treatments: Analysis of a primary survey compared with secondary surveys". Journal of Health Psychology. doi:10.1177/1359105317726152. 
  13. McPhee, Graham (2017). "Cognitive behaviour therapy and objective assessments in chronic fatigue syndrome". Journal of Health Psychology. 22 (9): 1181–1186. doi:10.1177/1359105317707215. ISSN 1461-7277. PMID 28805529. 
  14. Wilshire, Carolyn E.; Kindlon, Tom; Courtney, Robert; Matthees, Alem; Tuller, David; Geraghty, Keith; Levin, Bruce (Mar 22, 2018). "Rethinking the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome—a reanalysis and evaluation of findings from a recent major trial of graded exercise and CBT". BMC Psychology. 6 (1). doi:10.1186/s40359-018-0218-3. ISSN 2050-7283. PMC 5863477Freely accessible. PMID 29562932. 
  15. Twisk, Frank; Corsius, Lou (Aug 2018). "Cognitive–behavioural therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome: neither efficacious nor safe". The British Journal of Psychiatry. 213 (2): 500–501. doi:10.1192/bjp.2018.136. ISSN 0007-1250. 

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome, often used when both illnesses are considered the same.

Cognitive behavioral therapy[citation needed]

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