Childhood-onset multiple sclerosis and mood disorders: a case study.

  title={Childhood-onset multiple sclerosis and mood disorders: a case study.},
  author={Kathleen K McCann and Janet E. Farmer and Nitin Patel},
  journal={Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence},
  volume={10 2},
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is rare in children. Little research exists regarding emotional and behavioral disorders in childhood-onset MS, despite the occurrence of such problems in adults with MS. This paper describes the cognitive and behavioral characteristics of a boy diagnosed with MS at age 9 and mood disorder at age 10. He displayed no cognitive or… CONTINUE READING