The neuropsychiatry of chronic fatigue syndrome.

  title={The neuropsychiatry of chronic fatigue syndrome.},
  author={Simon Wessely},
  journal={Ciba Foundation symposium},
  pages={212-29; discussion 229-37}
This paper explores the relationship between chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and psychiatric disorder, with special reference to neuropsychiatry, Topics reviewed include (1) epidemiological evidence of central disorder in CFS; (2) evidence from longitudinal studies of an interaction between vulnerability to CFS and psychiatric disorder; and (3) evidence from neuroimaging, neuropsychology, neurophysiology and neuroendocrinology of disordered CNS function in CFS. The most impressive evidence of… CONTINUE READING