Cognitive performance after chronic fatigue syndrome

SND-ID: EXT 0072

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

Description Data and documentation

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.

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.
Research principal, contributors, and funding
Protection and ethical review
Method

Unit of analysis

Time period(s) investigated

2003–2011

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic description: Scania and Blekinge

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Dataset
Follow up of patients with previous chronic fatigue syndrome

Associated documentation

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Kai Österberg - Lund University, Department of Psychology

Number of individuals/objects

45

Response rate/participation rate

69

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Is part of collection at SND

Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

Published: 2013-09-13
Last updated: 2017-01-03