Professor Esther Crawley
BA(Hons), BM BCh(Oxon.), PhD(U.C.Lond.)
We conduct epidemiological studies (the study of populations) and treatment trials to improve the treatment of paediatric Chronic Fatigue. Our methodological research is designed to improve how paediatric research is conducted.
Professor of Child HealthBristol Medical School (PHS)
I am a community paediatrician at heart. I enjoy working with families in complex situations with different chronic illnesses which need to be well managed. My background was paediatric rheumatology, which is where I got interested in chronic pain and then moved to chronic fatigue.
My research background started with a lab based PhD in genetic epidemiology in London. Since then I have moved into conducting large treatment trials and different types of epidemiological studies. The research questions come from patients through my clinic which is based in Bath.
Exploring ACT as a treatment for children and young people with CFS/ME who have not yet fully recovered after 1 year.
DescriptionCFS/ME is a severely disabling condition. Current evidence-based treatments offered to children and young people with CFS/ME are: Activity Management (AM), Graded Exercise Therapy (GET), and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for…
04/12/2019 to 03/12/2020
01/10/2016 to 30/04/2022
01/10/2013 to 30/04/2017
Improving the identification and treatment of co-morbid depression and/or anxiety in adolescents with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME)
Investigating Access to Specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) Services for Ethnic Minority Children
- Other contribution
CBT repackaged or a novel treatment? The Lightning Process compared with UK specialist medical care for paediatric Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health and Behavior
Health Technology Assessment
CONservative TReatment of Appendicitis in Children – a randomised controlled feasibility Trial (CONTRACT)
Archives of Disease in Childhood
Applied Health Economics and Health Policy