Co-occurring depression and pain in multiple sclerosis.

TitleCo-occurring depression and pain in multiple sclerosis.
Publication TypeJournal Article
2013
AuthorsAlschuler KN, Ehde DM, Jensen MP
JournalPhys Med Rehabil Clin N Am
Volume24
Issue4
Pagination703-15
Date Published2013 Nov
ISSN1558-1381

Depression and pain are highly prevalent among individuals with multiple sclerosis, and they often co-occur. The purpose of this article is to summarize the literature and theory related to the comorbidity of pain and depression and describe how their presence can impact individuals with multiple sclerosis. Additionally, the article discusses how existing treatments of pain and depression could be adapted to address shared mechanisms and overcome barriers to treatment utilization.

10.1016/j.pmr.2013.06.001
Alternate JournalPhys Med Rehabil Clin N Am

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