Susan Torres-Harding

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Susan Torres-Harding, PhD, is the Director of the Clinical Psychology PsyD program, Roosevelt University, Department of Psychology, Chicago, Illinois, US.[1] Her research interests include racial microaggressions, social justice and social action, and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.[2] While working on her Masters and PhD degrees at DePaul University, she worked with Dr. Leonard Jason.[3]

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  • 2004, Junior Investigator Award to encourage young CFS/FM researchers in recognition of their work awarded by IACFSME.[4]

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  5. Jason, Leonard A; Jordan, Karen; Miike, Teruhisa; Bell, David S; Lapp, Charles; Torres-Harding, Susan; Rowe, Kathy; Gurwitt, Alan; De Meirleir, Kenny; Van Hoof, Elke LS (2006), "A Pediatric Case Definition for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome", Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, 13 (2-3): 1-44, doi:10.1300/J092v13n02_01 
  6. Jason, LA; Taylor, RR; Kennedy, CL; Song, S; Johnson, D; Torres, S (2000), "Chronic fatigue syndrome: Occupation, medical utilization, and subtypes in a community based sample", The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 188 (9): 568-576, PMID 11009329 
  7. Jason, LA; Taylor, RR; Kennedy, CL; Jordan, K; Huang, C; Torres, S; Song, S; Johnson, D (2002), "A factor analysis of chronic fatigue symptoms in a community-based sample", Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 37 (4): 183-189, PMID 12027245 
  8. Jason, L. A., Holbert, C., Torres-Harding, S., & Taylor, R. R. (2004). Stigma and chronic fatigue syndrome: Surveying a name change. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 14, 222-228.
  9. Torres-Harding, Susan R.; Jason, Leonard A.; Turkoglu, O. Dicle (Jan 2004). "Family Medical History of Persons with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome". Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. 12 (4): 25–35. doi:10.1300/j092v12n04_03. ISSN 1057-3321. 
  10. Jason, Leonard A.; Torres-Harding, Susan R.; Jurgens, Amber; Helgerson, Jena (2004). "Comparing the Fukuda et al. Criteria and the Canadian Case Definition for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome". Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. 12 (1): 37–52. doi:10.1300/J092v12n01_03. 
  11. Njoku, Mary Gloria; Jason, Leonard; Torres-Harding, Susan (2005), "The relationships among coping styles and fatigue in an ethnically diverse sample.", Ethnicity and Health, 10 (4): 263-278, doi:10.1080/13557850500138613 
  12. Jason, Leonard A.; Corradi, Karina; Torres-Harding, Susan R.; Taylor, Renee R.; King, Caroline (2005), "Chronic fatigue syndrome: The need for subtypes", Neuropsychology Review, 15 (1): 29-58, doi:10.1007/s11065-005-3588-2 
  13. Torres-Harding, Susan; Jordan, Karen; Jason, Leonard; Arias, Renee (2006), "Psychosocial and Physical Impact of Chronic Fatigue in a Community-Based Sample of Children and Adolescents", Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, 13 (2-3): 55-74, doi:10.1300/J092v13n02_03 
  14. Lu, Tony V.; Torres-Harding, Susan; Jason, Leonard (2007), "The Effectiveness of Early Educational Intervention in Improving Future Physicians' Attitudes Regarding CFS/FM", Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, 14 (2): 25-30, doi:10.1300/J092v14n02_03 
  15. Jason, LA; Torres-Harding, S; Friedberg, F; Corradi, K; Njoku, MG; Donalek, J; Reynolds, N; Brown, M; Weitner, BB; Rademaker, A; Papernik, M (2007), "Non-pharmacologic interventions for CFS: a randomized trial", Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 14 (4): 275–296, doi:10.1007/s10880-007-9090-7 
  16. Jason, Leonard A.; Torres-Harding, Susan; Maher, Kevin; Reynolds, Nadia; Brown, Molly; Sorenson, Matthew; Donalek, Julie; Corradi, Karina; Fletcher, Mary Ann; Lu, Tony (2007), "Baseline Cortisol Levels Predict Treatment Outcomes in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Nonpharmacologic Clinical Trial", Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, 14 (4): 39-59, doi:10.3109/10573320802092039 
  17. Njoku, Mary Gloria; Jason, Leonard; Torres-Harding, Susan (2007), "The Prevalence of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Nigeria", Journal of Health Psychology, 12 (3): 461-74, doi:10.1177/1359105307076233, PMID 17439996 
  18. Torres-Harding, Susan; Sorenson, Matthew; Jason, Leonard; Maher, Kevin; Fletcher, Mary Ann (2008), "Evidence for T-helper 2 shift and association with illness parameters in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)", Bulletin of the IACFS/ME, 16 (3): 19–33., PMID 21234277 
  19. Torres-Harding, Susan; Sorenson, Matthew; Jason, Leonard; Maher, Kevin; Fletcher, Mary Ann; Reynolds, Nadia; Brown, Molly (2008), "The associations between basal salivary cortisol and illness symptomatology in chronic fatigue syndrome", Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research, 2008 (13): 157-180, PMID 19701493 
  20. Jason, Leonard A.; Muldowney, Kathleen; Torres-Harding, Susan (2008), "The Energy Envelope Theory and myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome", American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, 56 (5): 189-95, doi:10.3928/08910162-20080501-06 
  21. Jason, L.A.; Benton, M.C.; Valentine, L.; Johnson, A.; Torres-Harding, S. (2008), "The Economic impact of ME/CFS: Individual and societal costs", Dynamic Medicine, 7 (6), doi:10.1186/1476-5918-7-6 
  22. Jason, L.A.; Timpo, P.; Porter, N.; Herrington, J.; Brown, M.; Torres-Harding, S.; Friedberg, F. (2009), "Activity logs as a measure of daily activity among patients with CFS.", Journal of Mental Health, 18 (6): 549-556, doi:10.3109/09638230903191249, PMID 24222721 
  23. Jason, Leonard A.; Benton, Mary; Torres-Harding, Susan; Muldowney, K. (2009), "The impact of energy modulation on physical functioning and fatigue severity among patients with ME/CFS.", Patient Education and Counseling, 77: 237-241, doi:10.1016/j.pec.2009.02.015, PMID 19356884 

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or M.E. has different diagnostic criteria to chronic fatigue syndrome; neurological symptoms are required but fatigue is an optional symptom.<ref name="ICP2011primer">{{Citation

Myalgic encephalomyelitis or chronic fatigue syndrome, often used when both illnesses are considered the same.

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