Study Cites Factors Linked to Treatment Adherence

Study Cites Factors Linked to Treatment Adherence

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Study Cites Factors Linked to Treatment Adherence

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) who experienced relapses in the previous year are more likely to have better adherence to their current treatment regimen, a cross-sectional study reports. The research also identified associations between treatment adherence and a lower body mass index (BMI), and between better perceived mental health and greater engagement in clinical care. Pinpointing factors that cause MS patients to stop taking their medication may lead to the development of strategies that enhance…

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