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New Study: People with MS Can Become More Resilient

November 7, 2017

New research shows that people affected by MS can improve their resilience, despite the barriers that the disease presents. At the recent MSPARIS2017 meeting, a team from the University of Washington reported that “Everyday Matters,” a six-week positive psychology curriculum developed by the National MS Society, increased resilience in people with MS by 20%, and decreased depression. The program was delivered via teleconference.

Read more in a feature from U.S. News & World Report

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About Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable disease of the central nervous system. Currently there is no cure. Symptoms vary from person to person and may include disabling fatigue, mobility challenges, cognitive changes, and vision issues. An estimated 1 million people live with MS in the United States. Early diagnosis and treatment are critical to minimize disability. Significant progress is being made to achieve a world free of MS.


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