Psychosocial factors involved in memory and cognitive failures in people with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome
Arroll, Megan, Attree, E., Dancey, C., Griffith, Charlene and Bansal, Amolak 2014. Psychosocial factors involved in memory and cognitive failures in people with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. Psychology Research and Behavior Management. 7, pp. 67-76.
|Authors||Arroll, Megan, Attree, E., Dancey, C., Griffith, Charlene and Bansal, Amolak|
Background: Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is characterized by persistent emotional, mental, and physical fatigue accompanied by a range of neurological, autonomic, neuroendocrine, immune, and sleep problems. Research has shown that psychosocial factors such as anxiety and depression as well as the symptoms of the illness, have a significant impact on the quality of life of people with ME/CFS. In addition, individuals may suffer from deficits in memory and concentration. This study set out to explore the relationships between variables which have been found to contribute to cognitive performance, as measured by prospective and retrospective memory, and cognitive failures.
|Journal||Psychology Research and Behavior Management|
|Journal citation||7, pp. 67-76|
|Publisher||Dove Medical Press Ltd|
|Web address (URL)||http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/PRBM.S50645|
|25 Feb 2014|
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|Deposited||15 Oct 2014|
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