An Investigation into some Psychiatric Aspects of Multiple Sclerosis

  title={An Investigation into some Psychiatric Aspects of Multiple Sclerosis},
  author={David Surridge},
  journal={British Journal of Psychiatry},
  pages={749 - 764}
  • D. Surridge
  • Published 1 July 1969
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • British Journal of Psychiatry
The psychiatric aspects of multiple sclerosis (MS) have been given considerable attention in the literature over the past 130 years. There has, however, been little unanimity of opinion as to the incidence, severity and nature of the changes seen in the mental state of sufferers from this disease. Early investigators regarded intellectual deficits as the main disturbance, and noted that emotional lability was not infrequently present. 

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