Extreme fatigue among teens often goes untreated in U.S.

05/1/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

A poll of more than 10,000 13- to 18-year-olds revealed that 3% reported experiencing extreme fatigue lasting at least three months. Of those who reported prolonged fatigue, more than 50% have encountered severe or very severe problems in school, family or social areas, and just 14% had been treated for emotional or behavioral disorders in the previous year. The findings appear in the American Journal of Psychiatry.

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