Cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis: Assessment, imaging, and risk factors.

@article{Wallin2006CognitiveDI,
  title={Cognitive dysfunction in multiple sclerosis: Assessment, imaging, and risk factors.},
  author={Mitchell T. Wallin and Jeffrey A Wilken and Robert Kane},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation research and development},
  year={2006},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={63-72}
}
Up to 70% of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients experience cognitive dysfunction during the course of their disease. The most often affected domains are attention, memory, and information processing speed. Sequelae of cognitive dysfunction include negative effects on activities of daily living, employment, and relationships. This article reviews cognitive dysfunction in MS and focuses specifically on assessment, imaging, and risk factors. A number of neuropsychological batteries have been… CONTINUE READING