Co-occurring depression and pain in multiple sclerosis.

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

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.

Alternate JournalPhys Med Rehabil Clin N Am
PubMed ID24314687

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