Stress and course of disease in multiple sclerosis.

@article{Schwartz1999StressAC,
  title={Stress and course of disease in multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Carolyn E Schwartz and Frederick W. Foley and Subramanyeshwar Rao and Laurent Bernardin and Hyeon Seung Lee and Maureen Wilson Genderson},
  journal={Behavioral medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={
          110-6
        }
}
In this prospective study, 96 healthy controls and 101 multiple sclerosis patients were followed up for as many as 6 years, and self-reported stressful events and health status were assessed. The authors evaluated (a) whether patients reported more stressful life events than healthy controls and (b) the bidirectional relationship between stress and functional deterioration among patients. Healthy controls reported more life events than patients, Odds ratio (OR) = 1.13, p < .0001; and this… CONTINUE READING
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