5 Myths About Multiple Sclerosis and Depression

5 Myths About Multiple Sclerosis and Depression

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a serious condition that comes with a variety of symptoms, often different for each person. But about half of people with MS share a common condition — depression. Although MS-related depression is well-known in the medical community, it is still widely underreported, underdiagnosed and undertreated. There are also several misconceptions surrounding MS and depression. Rehabilitation psychologist Abbey Hughes, Ph.D., works with individuals with MS and their loved ones to help clear up some of these myths and help them address and manage mood symptoms. Truth: Each person with MS has an ability to adapt in the...

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