Table 1

Therapeutic approaches used (in combination) by CFS/ME services for severely affected patients

TherapyNumber of services using this approachPercentage of services using this approach
Activity management2893
CBT2583
Graded activity2480
Mindfulness therapy2273
Lifestyle management2273
Dietary advice2170
Pacing (within graded activity, not adaptive pacing)1757
Graded exercise therapy1343
Counselling1033
  • CBT, cognitive–behavioural therapy; CFS/ME, chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis.