Sunday February 18th 2018

Kessler Foundation study of self-awareness in MS has implications for rehabilitation

(Kessler Foundation) New study by Kessler Foundation researchers shows that persons with MS may be able to improve their self-awareness through task-oriented cognitive rehabilitation. Yael Goverover, et al: ‘Metacognitive knowledge and online awareness in persons with multiple sclerosis’ was epublished July 2 in NeuroRehabilitation. Self-awareness is one’s ability to recognize cognitive problems caused by brain injury. This is the first study of self-awareness in MS that includes assessment of online awareness, as well as metacognitive awareness. (Source: EurekAlert! – Medicine and Health)

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