Copied and discussion moved from this thread: NICE ME/CFS guideline - draft published for consultation - 10th November 2020 The Science Bit by Brian Hughes - No More Mr NICE Guy... NICE’s verdict on psychosocial treatments for ME amounts to nothing less than an utter repudiation. That it comes from an authoritative agency and is based on a thorough empirical review is extremely significant. This is not just a turning point for people with ME, CFS, and related conditions — it is a high-profile exposure of exactly how, for years, entire subfields of the psychological sciences have been willing to overlook, if not embrace, shoddy standards. In all respects, this public shaming is long overdue. It is richly deserved. ETA: This article was a feast to read!