ME Association ME/CFS/PVFS Clinical & Research Guide (2022 Edition)


The most comprehensive, evidence-based summary of ME/CFS/PVFS currently available. It contains everything that health professionals, patients, and the people who care for them need to know about this devastating neurological disease.

This book is also available for the Kindle and can be purchased here.

When ordering to a country outside of the UK, your items may be subject to import duties and taxes which are levied when the delivery reaches its destination. You will be responsible for payment of any such duties and taxes. Please note we have no control over these charges and cannot predict the amount. Charges may vary from country to country.

Free Copies for Healthcare Professionals

Using funding from the ME Association medical education budget we send free hard copies of the Clinical & Research Guide (The ‘Purple Book') to healthcare professionals and medical students via our mailing list or on an individual basis. We also send ME Medical Magazine to them on a quarterly basis. This can be done by direct request from professionals or by people with ME/CFS making a nomination.

  • Visit the Healthcare Professional website page and complete the sign-up form to register as a healthcare professional or to nominate one.
  • The Clinical & Research Guide will be sent each time it is updated, and ME Medical Magazine will be sent on a quarterly basis, by post.
  • Healthcare professionals can opt-out of these mailings at any time.
  • The 2022 edition of the Clinical & Research Guide will soon be available in Kindle format on Amazon.

Hard copies of the MEA Clinical and Research Guide can be ordered here in the website shop. Your order will be posted as soon as possible, but please allow up to 14 days for delivery.

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