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A Dutch Fatigue Researcher Trying To Trivialize The Criticism

Tuesday 19 September 2017

 

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A Dutch fatigue researcher trying to trivialize the criticism

By loucorsius
15 September 2017

‘More (in-)convenient thruths’

One can certainly understand the fact that fatigue professor Jos van der Meer is trying to trivialize the very serious scientific flaws the PACE-trial is known for.

The Dutch fatigue researches, not unfamiliar to Van der Meer, are suffering from comparable very severe scientific shortcomings.

Van der Meer commented on a blog Jim Faas published in Medisch Contact (more (in)conveniant thruths). According to the fatigue professor it lacks nuance toward the description of CBT (talking therapy) and GET (moving).

However, a real example of a lack of nuance and a lack of underpinning, can be found in the overenthousiastic publications of Dutch fatigue researchers and their claims in the press about the allegedly great results of cognitive behavior therapy and graded exercise therapy.

The Dutch fatigue studies show very clearly that these therapies have no curative effect whatsoever.

 

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