Cognitive Dysfunction in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a Review of Recent Evidence

  title={Cognitive Dysfunction in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: a Review of Recent Evidence},
  author={Erin Cvejic and Rachael Cherie Birch and Ute Vollmer-Conna},
  journal={Current Rheumatology Reports},
Cognitive difficulties represent a common and debilitating feature of the enigmatic chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). These difficulties manifest as self-reported problems with attention, memory, and concentration and present objectively as slowed information processing speed particularly on complex tasks requiring sustained attention. The mechanisms underlying cognitive dysfunction remain to be established; however, alterations in autonomic nervous system activity and cerebral blood flow have… 

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