Neuropsychiatric status of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome: An overview

J. Deluca, S. K. Johnson, B. H. Natelson

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Abstract

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is an illness that results in debilitating fatigue as well as rheumatological, infectious, and neuropsychiatric symptoms. The present paper is a brief overview of the neuropsychological and psychiatric research on CFS. Studies from our laboratory contrasting CFS with patients with multiple sclerosis, depression, and healthy controls are detailed. Our hypothesis of the neuropsychological impairments in CFS is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)513-522
Number of pages10
JournalToxicology and Industrial Health
Volume10
Issue number4-5
StatePublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cognition
  • Fatigue
  • MRI
  • Personality
  • Somatization

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