Is CFS a Brain Disorder?
By Gudrun Lange, PhD,
Jersey Medical School
Gudrun Lange, PhD—one of the leading researchers on CFS and
cognitive function—provides a guided tour of what research tells us about CFS
and the brain. This
addresses differences in CFS brain studies, the cognitive difficulties
documented and an explanation of the abnormalities researchers are discovering
through neuroimaging technology.
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About the author:
Gudrun Lange, PhD, is an associate professor
in the Department of Psychiatry and Radiology at New Jersey Medical School. Her
research focuses on the psychological, neuropsychological and neural correlates
of medically unexplained illnesses such as Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue
Syndrome and Gulf War Illness. She is currently funded by the NIH to study the
functional brain correlates of auditory working memory in Chronic Fatigue
Syndrome using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) as a tool.
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