Commentary on Cognitive Impairment With Toxigenic Fungal Exposure

  title={Commentary on Cognitive Impairment With Toxigenic Fungal Exposure},
  author={David D. Fox and Manfred F. Greiffenstein and Paul R. Lees-Haley},
  journal={Applied Neuropsychology},
  pages={129 - 133}
Recently, Gordon et al. (2004) published an article entitled "Cognitive Impairment Associated with Toxigenic Fungal Exposure: A Replication and Extension of Previous Findings." That article claims that neurocognitive deficits are pervasive in persons self-diagnosed with "toxic" mold exposure relative to historical norms. Further, Gordon et al. argue exposure to household molds causes brain damage similar to closed head injury. Examination of their methodology reveals unfounded and unreliable… 
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