Less efficient and costly processes of frontal cortex in childhood chronic fatigue syndrome

@inproceedings{Mizuno2015LessEA,
  title={Less efficient and costly processes of frontal cortex in childhood chronic fatigue syndrome},
  author={Kei Mizuno and Masaaki Tanaka and Hiroki C. Tanabe and Takako Joudoi and Junko Kawatani and Yoshihito Shigihara and Akemi Tomoda and Teruhisa Miike and Kyoko Imai-Matsumura and Norihiro Sadato and Yasuyoshi Watanabe},
  booktitle={NeuroImage: Clinical},
  year={2015}
}
The ability to divide one's attention deteriorates in patients with childhood chronic fatigue syndrome (CCFS). We conducted a study using a dual verbal task to assess allocation of attentional resources to two simultaneous activities (picking out vowels and reading for story comprehension) and functional magnetic resonance imaging. Patients exhibited a much larger area of activation, recruiting additional frontal areas. The right middle frontal gyrus (MFG), which is included in the dorsolateral… CONTINUE READING
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