A Large-Scale Study of Anxiety and Depression in People with Multiple Sclerosis: A Survey via the Web Portal of the UK MS Register

@inproceedings{Jones2012ALS,
  title={A Large-Scale Study of Anxiety and Depression in People with Multiple Sclerosis: A Survey via the Web Portal of the UK MS Register},
  author={Kerina Helen Jones and David Vincent Ford and Philip A. Jones and Ann John and Rodden Middleton and Hazel M. Lockhart-Jones and Lisa A. Osborne and J. Gareth Noble},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
INTRODUCTION Studies have found that people with Multiple Sclerosis experience relatively high rates of anxiety and depression. Although methodologically robust, many of these studies had access to only modest sample sizes (N<200). The aims of this study were to use responses gained via the web portal of the UK MS Register (N>4000) to: describe the depression and anxiety profiles of people with MS; to determine if anxiety and depression are related to age or disease duration; and to assess… CONTINUE READING
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