Case histories of brainfag syndrome in Nigerian University undergraduates.

  title={Case histories of brainfag syndrome in Nigerian University undergraduates.},
  author={Nkereuwem Chikaodiri Aghukwa},
  journal={Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria},
  volume={23 4},
BACKGROUND Brain fag syndrome since the 1960s was identified as a medical problem among Nigerian students and till date there are varying opinions on its aetiology and classification. Recently it was grouped among the culture bound syndromes in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Diseases (IV). This is a critical report on the clinical presentations of the brain fag syndrome in Nigerian undergraduate students. METHOD Previous literatures on brain fag syndrome were carefully reviewed and… CONTINUE READING