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Cognitive function in adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome

Younis, Laura 2009, Cognitive function in adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome, D.Psych. (Health) thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.


Title Cognitive function in adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome
Alternative title A case-study examination of psychological assessment in facilitating positive client change
Author Younis, Laura
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name D.Psych. (Health)
Date submitted 2009
Keyword(s) Chronic fatigue syndrome
Cognition in adolescence
Psychodiagnostics
Summary This thesis explored cognitive function in adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome. Counter to what has been found in adults, adolescents with CFS performed as well as their peers on demanding tests of executive function, information processing, memory and attention. The results suggest that CFS might impact differently on the developing brain. The portfolio used a case study approach to examine the effectiveness and utility of Finn's Therapeutic Assessment model in four clients.
Notes Degree conferred 2010.
Language eng
Description of original 2 v. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 616.04780835
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30030567

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