Symptoms of anxiety and depression in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
Objawy lęku i depresji u pacjentów z przebiegiem rzutowo-remisyjnym stwardnienia rozsianego
Results and Conclusions. The analyses revealed that there were statistically significant differences between MS patients and healthy controls regarding the symptoms of anxiety and depression. Compared to healthy subjects, MS patients significantly more often experienced symptoms of depression in the sphere of emotions, somatic reactions and social relations. MS patients were characterized by significantly higher levels of overt, covert and general anxiety and higher levels of needs and drives, self-dissatisfaction, suspicious-ness, guilt and neurotic behavior than healthy controls. There were no significant differences in depressive symptoms between female and male patients. Men with MS, compared to female patients, were significantly more prone to neurotic behavior, self-blame and suspiciousness, and had more intense needs and drives and higher levels of overt and general anxiety.
Pliki do pobrania
lęk, depresja, stwardnienie rozsiane