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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome / Depression #869943

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 15, 1992
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Victims of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome may suffer other side affects than tiredness.

(Unnamed Location: Dan Rutz) CFS clouds minds and interfered with coordination; Loss of daily abilities leads to depression and suicide; Disputes over whether CFS is from a brain defect or infection / virus; Signs of depression appear a year before CFS; Anti-depressants help 70% recover; Depressive disorders are capable of causing physical distress. [Interview with Pat PETERS, CFS Patient; Tim KENNY, Patient; Dr. Peter MANU, University of Connecticut; Excerpt of Patient Interviews; Bill MURPHY, Patient.]

Reporter(s):
Rutz, Dan
Duration:
00:05:30

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