Friday December 15th 2017

Cognitive Dysfunction in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis is Related with Apathy and Depression, but Not Subjective Fatigue (P4.166)

CONCLUSIONS: Cognitive function was impaired, particularly information-processing speed, and decreased cognitive function was correlated with apathy and depression in Japanese patients with MS. However, subjective fatigue is not related with cognitive impairment. Taken together, this suggests that different therapeutic approaches are needed to improve subjective fatigue and cognition, and thereby quality of life, in patients with MS.Study Supported by: the Health and Labour Sciences Research Grant on Intractable Diseases (Neuroimmunological Diseases) from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan.Disclosure: Dr. Niino has received personal compensation for activities with Biogen Idec, Bayer Schering, Asahi Kasei Kuraray Medical Co., and Novartis. Dr. Mifune has nothing to disclos…

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Cognitive Dysfunction in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis is Related with Apathy and Depression, but Not Subjective Fatigue (P4.166)

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