Sunday February 18th 2018

Work-related problems in multiple sclerosis: a literature review on its associates and determinants.

DISCUSSION: Most of the variables identified as associated to or determinants of work-related difficulties can be treated through rehabilitative interventions. It is important that future research addresses not only unemployment issues in MS, but also the amount and severity of problems affecting work-related tasks relying on specific assessment instruments. Implications for Rehabilitation Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects young persons of working age and limitation in work activities is part of MS-related disability, but they are not consistently addressed in MS research: EDSS, MS duration, patients’ age, fatigue, walking problems, cognitive and neuropsychological impairments were the factors most commonly found as associated to or determinant of difficulties with work. Evidence exists that…

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Work-related problems in multiple sclerosis: a literature review on its associates and determinants.

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