Study defines risk factors for unemployment in working people with multiple sclerosis – EurekAlert

Dr. Strober is a senior research scientist in the Center for Neuropsychology and Neuroscience at Kessler Foundation, where she focuses on the assessment of cognitive and psychological sequelae following injury or illness, and identification of obstacles to employment.
CREDIT: Kessler Foundation

Lauren Strober, PhD, at Kessler Foundation recently published results of the first prospective study of employment and multiple sclerosis (MS). Dr. Strober compared two groups of individuals with MS – those ‘at risk’ and ‘not at risk’ for unemployment, examining the influences of multiple factors on the likelihood of staying in the workplace. The article, “Determinants of unemployment in multiple sclerosis (MS): The role of disease measures, person-specific factors, and engagement in positive health-related behaviors” was epublished on September 2, 2020 by Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders.

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