Cognitive problems are key symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Adults with CFS encounter difficulties completing complex information-processing tasks with considerable interference.1 Performance on neuropsychological tasks have not been studied in adolescents with CFS. Considering our knowledge of adults with CFS, focusing on tasks with a high level of interference is most promising in differentiating adolescents with CFS from healthy adolescents.
van de Putte EM, Böcker KB, Buitelaar J, Kenemans JL, Engelbert RHH, Kuis W, Kimpen JLL, Uiterwaal CSPM. Deficits of Interference Control in Adolescents With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008;162(12):1196-1197. doi:10.1001/archpedi.162.12.1196