Cognitive performance after chronic fatigue syndrome

This study is part of the collection Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Kai Österberg - Lund University, Department of Psychology

Description:

45 patients with previous chronic fatigue syndrome were followed up for 1.5 years. Neuropsychological examination, cortisol concentration in the saliva over the day, dexamethasone suppression test and self-ratings of cognitive problems was conducted.

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Kai Österberg - Lund University, Department of Psychology

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0072

Purpose:

To investigate whether recovery after fatigue syndrome is associated with improved cognitive function and whether such improvement is related to changes in hypothalamic-pituitary-axix (HPA), activity and return to work.

Description:

45 patients with previous chronic fatigue syndrome were followed up for 1.5 years. Neuropsychological examination, cortisol concentration in the saliva over the day, dexamethasone suppression test and self-ratings of cognitive problems was conducted.

Time period(s) investigated:

2003 — 2011

Geographic spread:

Geographic description: Scania and Blekinge

Unit of analysis:

Contact person for questions about the data:

Kai Österberg

Is part of collection at SND:

Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

Available documentation:

Follow up of patients with previous chronic fatigue syndrome

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Number of individuals/objects:

45

Response rate/participation rate:

69%