Behavioural symptoms and impairments in multiple sclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{RostiOtajrvi2013BehaviouralSA,
  title={Behavioural symptoms and impairments in multiple sclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Eija M Rosti-Otaj{\"a}rvi and P{\"a}ivi I H{\"a}m{\"a}l{\"a}inen},
  journal={Multiple sclerosis},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={31-45}
}
Behavioural problems are not well recognized in multiple sclerosis (MS). In this review we aimed to evaluate the prevalence of behavioural symptoms and impairments in MS. A systematic search was carried out from MEDLINE, PsycINFO, Web of Science, CINAHL and COCHRANE. In total, 23 studies (1831 participants) were identified. Based on the literature search, behavioural symptoms and impairments are observed in MS. Aggression (23%), apathy (22%), euphoria (12%) and lack of insight (11%) were the… CONTINUE READING
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