Saturday November 18th 2017

Apathy/depression, but not subjective fatigue, is related with cognitive dysfunction in patients with multiple sclerosis

This study aimed to evaluate cognitive function in Japanese patients with MS and the association between cognitive function and apathy, fatigue, and depression. Methods: The Brief Repeatable Battery of Neuropsychological tests (BRB-N) was performed in 184 Japanese patients with MS and 163 healthy controls matched for age, gender, and education. The Apathy Scale (AS), Fatigue Questionnaire (FQ), and Beck Depression Inventory Second Edition (BDI-II) were used to evaluate apathy, fatigue, and depression, respectively. Student’s t-test was used to compare MS patients and healthy controls. Correlations between two factors were assessed using the Pearson correlation test, and multiple regression analysis was used to evaluate how much each factor affected the BRB-N score. Results: In all BRB-N …

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Apathy/depression, but not subjective fatigue, is related with cognitive dysfunction in patients with multiple sclerosis

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