MS-related Fatigue Strongly Affects Youngsters’ Functioning

MS-related Fatigue Strongly Affects Youngsters’ Functioning

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MS-related Fatigue Strongly Affects Youngsters’ Functioning

Multiple sclerosis and its associated fatigue negatively affect school performance, mental health, and physical and social functioning in children and adolescents with the disease, according to a review study. Pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis (POMS) also was associated with negative effects on social functioning, mental health, and quality of life in caregivers, who emphasized the need for psychological and social support, as well as additional MS information for families. These findings add to previous studies highlighting a…

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