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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Maine Resources

None yet!

National Resources

The CFIDS Association of America-

Massachusetts CFIDS Association:

National CFIDS Foundation (NCF):

CFS Guide at

The CFIDS/M.E. Information Page:

Listening to CFIDS:

Surgery, Anesthesia and CFS/FM/MCS:

International Association for CFS/ME:

Dr. Charles Lapp:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

SSA Disability Benefits (CFIDS)-

The Social Security and Disability Resource Center website:

Written by a former disability examiner and addresses questions

that claimants often have about the application and appeal process but, often as well, have trouble finding clear answers to.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome- Changing the Name:

National ME/FM Action Network (Canada):

Nightingale Research Foundation (Canada):

Action for M.E. (United Kingdom)-

ME/CFS Society Inc. (South Australia)-

CFS/CFIDS/ME Reference Guide (International): 

Books suggestions from people with CFIDS:

• Tara Allen, "Shadow & Light: The Voice of CFIDS"

• David Bell, MD, "The Doctor's Guide to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Understanding, Treating and Living with CFIDS"*

• Katrina Berne, Ph.D., "Running on Empty"*

• Katrina Berne, et al, "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and Other Invisible Illnesses"*

• William Collinge M.PH., Ph.D, "Recovering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome"

• Norman Cousins, "Anatomy of an Illness"

• Camilla Cracchioli, RN, "Dealing with Doctors When You Have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome"

• Kat Duff, "The Alchemy of Illness"*

• MD Dwyer, "The Body at War"

• Karyn Feiden, "Hope & Help for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome"

• Gregg Fisher, Stephen E. Straus MD, Paul R. Cheney MD, James Oleske MD, "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Victim's Guide to Understanding, Treating, & Coping With This Debilitating Illness"

• Fred Freidberg, Ph.D., "Coping With CFS"

• Fred Friedberg, Ph.D., Leonard A. Jason, Ph.D., "Understanding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: An Empirical Guide to Assessment and Treatment"*

• Erica F. Verrillo, Lauren M. Gellman, "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Treatment Guide"

• Pamela D. Jacobs, "500 Tips for Coping with Chronic Illness"

• Toni Jeffreys, "The Mile High Staircase"

• Hillary Johnson, "Osler's Web: Inside the Labyrinth of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Epidemic"*

• Timothy Kenny, Paul R. Cheney, MD, "Living With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Personal Story of the Struggle for Recovery"*

• Kathleen Lewis, "Successful Living with a Chronic Illness"

• Brian Lutterman, "Long Night's Journey: Coping with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome"

• Terry Mosley, "Life in the Slow Lane"

• Peggy Munson, "Stricken: Voices from the Hidden Epidemic of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome"*

• Zefra Pitzele, "We Are Not Alone, Learning to Live with a Chronic Illness"

• Charles Pellegrino, Ph.D. & Jesse Stoff MD, "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, The Hidden Epidemic"

• Michael Rossenbaum, MD & Murray Susser, MD, "Solving the Puzzle of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome"

• Jacki Schrimer, "When I Am Weak"

• Mary Siegel, Ph.D. & Paul J. Donoghue, Ph.D., "Sick & Tired of Feeling Sick & Tired: Living with Invisible Chronic Illness"

• Nancy Smith and Barbara Brooks, "CFIDS: An Owners Manual"

• Jesse A. Stoff and Charles R. Pellegrino, "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: The Hidden Epidemic"

• Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, "From Fatigued to Fantastic!: A Proven Program to Regain Vibrant Health, Based on a New Scientific Study Showing Effective Treatment for Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia"

• Lynn Vanderzalm, "Finding Strength in Weakness"

The books listed above are available at book stores and libraries. People looking for books on CFIDS might also be interested in:

CFS Discount Books:

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