Status And Race Are Correlated With Affective Symptoms In Multiple Sclerosis

Conclusion: SES and race may influence affective symptoms reported by individuals with MS. The reasons for the correlation are likely multifactorial. Longitudinal studies should strive to identify factors associated with risk of affective symptoms in MS that may be modifiable.
Source: Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders - Category: Neurology Source Type: research

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CONCLUSIONS: The quality of life of several Colombian patients diagnosed with multiple sclerosis was very good. This positive result was also observed in caregivers as evidenced by the results of the CareQol questionnaire. We also observed and indicated an inversely proportional correlation between the Expanded Disability Status Scale and the quality of life indexes. PMID: 32220169 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Biomedica : Revista del Instituto Nacional de Salud - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Biomedica Source Type: research
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Conclusion: SES and race may influence affective symptoms reported by individuals with MS. The reasons for the correlation are likely multifactorial. Longitudinal studies should strive to identify factors associated with risk of affective symptoms in MS that may be modifiable.
Source: Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Conclusions: Alexithymia was found in a relatively high percentage in patients with relapse remitting type of multiple sclerosis.
Source: Journal of Postgraduate Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: Undiagnosed and under-treated depression is common among older people living with MS and adversely impacts health choices.
Source: Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundSexual dysfunction (SD) is a stressful and common symptom in women with multiple sclerosis (MS) and affects different aspects of their life,seriously. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence, dimensions, and predictor factors of SD in Iranian women with MS.MethodsThis cross-sectional study was conducted in Iran MS Society. Participants were 260 married women who had definite MS. Data were collected using self-report questionnaires, including Multiple Sclerosis Intimacy and Sexuality Questionnaire-19 (MSISQ-19); Fatigue Severity Scale (FSS); Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Scale-21 (DASS-...
Source: Neurological Sciences - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Antidepressant Depression Medications Not Crazy Podcast Stress Suicide Trauma Source Type: blogs
CONCLUSIONS: The study findings suggest that resilience is a significant prospective predictor of psychological and social function over time in individuals with chronic physical disabilities. PMID: 31674642 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Annals of Behavioral Medicine - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Ann Behav Med Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Based on the findings of the RCTs included in this review, we are uncertain whether palliative care interventions are beneficial for people with MS. There is low- or very low-certainty evidence regarding the difference between palliative care interventions versus usual care for long-term health-related quality of life, adverse events, and hospital admission in patients with MS. For intermediate-term follow-up, we are also uncertain about the effects of palliative care for the outcomes: health-related quality of life (measured by different assessments: SEIQoL or MSIS), disability, anxiety, and depression. ...
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Cochrane Database Syst Rev Source Type: research
In conclusion, SD is extremely common in pwMS from Argentina. The previously mentioned physical and neuropsychological factors have a negative impact on sexual function.
Source: Sexuality and Disability - Category: Disability Source Type: research
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