Illness perception and health-related quality of life in multiple sclerosis.

@article{Spain2007IllnessPA,
  title={Illness perception and health-related quality of life in multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Lavinia A Spain and Niall Tubridy and Trevor J. Kilpatrick and S. J. Adams and Alexander Holmes},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={2007},
  volume={116 5},
  pages={293-9}
}
AIMS - A number of physical and psychological factors have been shown to affect health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Among these, the role of illness perceptions has not been established as an independent factor. This study, the first of its kind in an Australian population, aimed to use a large sample to determine the relative importance of individual factors to each domain of HRQoL, in particular the role of illness perception. MATERIALS AND METHODS… CONTINUE READING