How Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected People With Progressive Multiple Sclerosis? – Technology Networks

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Researchers conducting a large international study of progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) examined the impact of the global outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on their study participants. Compared with pre-COVID baseline assessments, findings from a COVID Impact Survey administered during lockdown showed minimal changes in depression, anxiety, and quality of life, and in the impact of MS symptomatology on activities of daily living.

The article, “The emotional impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on individuals with progressive multiple sclerosis” (doi: 10.1007/s00415-020-10160-7) was published online August 19, 2020 in Journal of Neurology. The article is included in SpringerLink’s COVID collection: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00415-020-10160-7

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