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ME/CFS video: Population and social impact

Saturday 8 November 2014


On YouTube:


Professor Leonard A Jason
Professor Leonard A Jason

56. Population and social impact / Populatie en maatschappelijke gevolgen - Prof. Jason

By Wetenschap voor Patienten [Science for Patients] - ME/cvs Vereniging [ME/CFS Association]
Published on Nov 4, 2014


In this webinar Prof. Leonard Jason talks about population and social impact.

0:24 Is the risk of ME higher due to gender, race, genetics or occupation?
3:24 What did you find in long-term studies about recovery rates?
4:02 What functional impairments do you see in people with ME? How severe can they be?
5:28 What is the cost to the individual and society?
7:28 What can be done to improve the deplorably situation that patients with ME are faced with?
8:50 What kind of social support may help?

Disclaimer: This video does not contain any diagnostic or therapeutic information about your own medical condition. It can never replace a personal consult. Names and trademarks of drugs and application(s) of the same which the speaker may refer to, are referred to at his/her own responsibility. Notify your attending doctor in time about any question, complaint or symptom you might have.


In dit college vertelt Prof. Leonard Jason over populatie en maatschappelijke gevolgen.

0:24 Is het risico op ME groter door geslacht, ras, genen of beroep?
3:24 Wat zijn uw bevindingen over herstel in lange termijn-studies?
4:02 Welke fysieke stoornissen ziet u bij mensen met ME? Hoe erg kan dat zijn?
5:28 Wat kost ME de burger en de maatschappij?
7:28 Wat kan er worden gedaan aan de beroerde situatie waarin ME-patiënten komen te verkeren?
8:50 Welke maatschappelijke steun kan helpen?

Disclaimer: Deze video bevat geen diagnostische of therapeutische informatie over uw eigen medische situatie. Dit kan nooit ter vervanging dienen van een persoonlijk consult. De eventueel door de spreker genoemde medicijnen noemt hij op eigen verantwoordelijkheid. Leg vragen, klachten of symptomen tijdig voor aan uw behandelend arts. (Lees meer op



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