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Chair, ME/CFS SA Inc.
Board member ME/CFS Australia Ltd.
This page contains a podcast featuring Penelope.
How to report with accuracy and sensitivity on contested illnesses
Feature article by science writer, Julie Rehmeyer, on how to write about ME/CFS
Poster on how to represent ME/CFS more accurately in images
Use of the word 'fatigue' has created misunderstanding, dismissal and stigma for people with ME/CFS and has hindered progress in ME/CFS research and clinical practice.
It is important to differentiate between fatigue, chronic fatigue, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME).
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The German Association for ME/CFS has generously provided 37 professional stock photos (16 photos in variations) for use in media articles, which accurately depict the reality of people living with ME/CFS. Details regarding attribution and conditions of use apply.
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Last edited: 02 May, 2022