Impaired Social Cognition May Affect Well-being of RRMS Patients

Impaired Social Cognition May Affect Well-being of RRMS Patients

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Impaired Social Cognition May Affect Well-being of RRMS Patients

Impaired social cognition — lacking the ability to understand and process others’ emotions — may affect how people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) feel on a day-to-day basis, a small, three-year study has found. RRMS patients with such difficulties were “characterized at follow-up by a higher level of depression and anxiety, a higher level of fatigue, and a lower level of quality of life regarding social functioning,” the researchers wrote. “These results confirm that social…

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