Many MS Patients Report Mistreatment by Caregivers

Many MS Patients Report Mistreatment by Caregivers

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Many MS Patients Report Mistreatment by Caregivers

More than half of people with multiple sclerosis (MS) who require an informal caregiver have experienced abuse or mistreatment by that caregiver, according to a study conducted in California. The study, “Validity and Reliability of the Scale to Report Emotional Stress Signs–Multiple Sclerosis (STRESS-MS) in Assessing Abuse and Neglect of Adults with Multiple Sclerosis,” was published in the International Journal of MS Care. Nearly one in three people with MS require a caregiver to manage various…

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