Using an interleukin-6 challenge to evaluate neuropsychological performance in chronic fatigue syndrome.

@article{Arnold2002UsingAI,
  title={Using an interleukin-6 challenge to evaluate neuropsychological performance in chronic fatigue syndrome.},
  author={Miriam Courtney Arnold and Dimitris A. Papanicolaou and John O'grady and Angela Lotsikas and Janet K. Dale and Stephen E. Straus and Jordan Grafman},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={1075-89}
}
BACKGROUND Individuals with acute infections experience a range of symptoms including fatigue, malaise, muscle aches, and difficulties with concentration and memory that are usually self-limited. This cluster of symptoms is otherwise, similar to those that characterize chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). The goal of the present study was to evaluate the cognitive and psychological functioning of CFS patients and normal controls (NCs) when they both were experiencing acute influenza-like symptoms… CONTINUE READING

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