Psychiatric co-morbidity in multiple sclerosis: The risk of depression and anxiety before and after MS diagnosis.

@article{Hoang2016PsychiatricCI,
  title={Psychiatric co-morbidity in multiple sclerosis: The risk of depression and anxiety before and after MS diagnosis.},
  author={Huong Thanh Hoang and Bjarne Laursen and Elsebeth Stenager and Egon Stenager},
  journal={Multiple sclerosis},
  year={2016},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={347-53}
}
BACKGROUND Studies of depression and anxiety in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients have reported higher rates in MS patients than the general population. OBJECTIVE To estimate the risk of depression and anxiety and the use of tricyclic antidepressant and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) prescriptions, in the pre-diagnostic and the post-diagnostic period of MS compared to the background population. METHODS A cohort of 5084 MS patients was included and matched with a control… CONTINUE READING
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