Assessment of depression in multiple sclerosis: development of a "trunk and branch" model.

@article{Strober2010AssessmentOD,
  title={Assessment of depression in multiple sclerosis: development of a "trunk and branch" model.},
  author={Lauren B. Strober and Peter A. Arnett},
  journal={The Clinical neuropsychologist},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 7},
  pages={1146-66}
}
The objective of the present investigation was to improve the detection of depression in multiple sclerosis (MS). It has been hypothesized that the overlap of MS symptomatology and neurovegetative depression symptoms may lead to an over-diagnosis of depression in MS. Discerning what is depression and what is more attributable to the disease renders a complicated picture when assessing depression in medically ill people. Given this, "trunk and branch" models have been proposed. In such models… CONTINUE READING