Impairments of attention in individuals with multiple sclerosis.

@article{Paul1998ImpairmentsOA,
  title={Impairments of attention in individuals with multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Robert H. Paul and William Beatty and Ruth Schneider and Cleof{\'a}s Rodr{\'i}guez Blanco and K A Hames},
  journal={Multiple sclerosis},
  year={1998},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={433-9}
}
To investigate the status of attention in multiple sclerosis (MS) we administered tests of focused and divided attention to 39 MS patients and 18 age- and education-matched control subjects. In addition, a test of vigilance and a test of automatic information processing was administered. MS patients performed as well as controls on the automatic processing task and on most measures of focused and divided attention when accuracy but not speed was the dependent variable. By contrast, the MS… CONTINUE READING

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