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Addressing common challenges as well as positive aspects of caregivers

The Need for Mental Health Care Among Informal Caregivers
Emotional Health Emotional Health

The Need for Mental Health Care Among Informal Caregivers

MS can have impacts not only on the person with the disease, but also on the family and care partners.

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Examining the relationship between family caregivers’ emotional states and ability to empathize with patients with multiple sclerosis
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Examining the relationship between family caregivers’ emotional states and ability to empathize with patients with multiple sclerosis

This study focuses on the emotional status and empathy-related behaviors among primary caregivers of people with MS.

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Caregivers of Older Persons With Multiple Sclerosis: Determinants of Health-Related Quality of Life

Caring for someone with MS can be stressful for the caregiver and lead to weakened immune system, fatigue, eating disorders, weight loss, and physical inactivity.

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Care Partners and Multiple Sclerosis Differential Effect on Men and Women

Providing long-term care for someone with a chronic illness can have negative effects on the care partner’s social life and physical and psychological health.

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“Her Illness Is a Project We Can Work on Together”
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“Her Illness Is a Project We Can Work on Together”

A new diagnosis of MS affects not only the patient, but also the family of the patient and is often traumatic.

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Spousal Support as Experienced by People With Multiple Sclerosis: A Qualitative Study

Features of MS such as severity, unpredictability, and limited effective treatment options are challenging to both the patient and his or her spouse.

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