Fatigue and Depression in Multiple Sclerosis : Correlation with Quality of Life

  title={Fatigue and Depression in Multiple Sclerosis : Correlation with Quality of Life},
  author={SVETLANA MILETIC and Gordana Toncev and Jasna D. Jevdjic and Borko Jovanovic and Dragan S. Canovic},
The aim of this work was to examine the relationship between fatigue and depression, common features of multiple sclerosis (MS), and the quality of life (QOL). The study was comprised of 120 patients with clinical manifestations of definite MS. Relapsing-remitting MS was present in 76.7% patients and secondary progressive MS was present in 23.3% patients. Mean disease duration was 8.1 ± 5.6 years and the mean Expanded Disability Status Score (EDSS) was 3.5 ± 1.8 (range 1-8). Fatigue was… CONTINUE READING


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