Depression and anxiety in a Portuguese MS population: Associations with physical disability and severity of disease

@article{Silva2011DepressionAA,
  title={Depression and anxiety in a Portuguese MS population: Associations with physical disability and severity of disease},
  author={Ana Martins da Silva and Estela Vilhena and Alice Ribeiro Casimiro Lopes and Ernestina Santos and Sara Cavaco},
  journal={Journal of the Neurological Sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={306},
  pages={66-70}
}
BACKGROUND Mood disorders, namely depression and anxiety, have been well documented in patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). However, the putative associations between clinical features and mood disorders have not been well established. OBJECTIVES To detect anxiety and depression in MS patients; and to investigate possible associations with clinical factors. SUBJECTS AND METHODS 325 consecutive patients with MS and 183 healthy subjects answered the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale… CONTINUE READING
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