Affective disorders and multiple sclerosis: A controlled study on 65 Italian patients

A. Salmaggi, R. Palumbo, L. Fontanillas, M. Eoli, L. La Mantia, A. Solari, D. Pareyson, C. Milanese

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Abstract

A high prevalence of major mood disorders in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients has been reported. In this study, we investigated the frequency of previous or present major mood disorders in 65 patients with clinically definite multiple sclerosis (Poser criteria) and in 31 polyneuropathy (PNP) patients. All patients underwent a questionnaire designed after DSM-IV definitions for major mood disorders. A higher lifetime risk for development of a major mood disorder was evident in MS patients (log rank test, p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)171-175
Number of pages5
JournalNeurological Sciences
Volume19
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1998

Keywords

  • Affective disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Dermatology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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