This thread has been split from the CMRC conference thread here See also the MEA Summary page 5. ________________________________________________ Nina Muirhead's presentation is very good and I think she will be an asset to the cause. I don’t understand why the type of enquires with medical schoo, education hasn’t been done properly before but what she’s suggesting doing in survey form sounds very good It’s useful because she is a compelling speaker and crucially is a self aware doctor and went from 100% to quite low quickly. There’s no room for psychobabble here. All the above might also be why she herself has picked up quite well. PS factors can compound any illness but it’s been an injustice to universally Frame an often clear cut, post infectious illness as bio psycho social and teach generations of health professionals that we can just be treated with the PS & rehab and don’t need biological research or have a biological condition When I think of the CBT CFS model - possible child abuse or trauma history, starts with infection but person becomes obsessed with signs and symptoms and unhelpfully afraid and avoidant of exercise and increasingly depressed - it’s so inaccurate, as this highly typical presentation she describes shows .