Multiple sclerosis and behavior.

  title={Multiple sclerosis and behavior.},
  author={James B. Pinkston and Anita S Kablinger and Nadejda Alekseeva},
  journal={International review of neurobiology},
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the most frequently seen neurological causes of progressive disability in early to middle adulthood. The disease is variable in its presentation and course, affects roughly 100-300 per 100,000 persons within the United States alone, and is slightly more common among females than males. MS places substantial burdens on patients, families, and caregivers. It negatively affects cognitive abilities and psychiatric functioning, and can add a notably deleterious… CONTINUE READING