2021 CMSC Annual Meeting

Poster-Psychosocial Factors

Poster-Psychosocial Factors

Cognitive Fatigability and Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Persons with Advanced Multiple Sclerosis

Background: Fatigue, both physical and cognitive, is one of the most prevalent and disabling symptoms experienced by persons with multiple...

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Poster-Psychosocial Factors

MS Is Just like a Family Member: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of the Lived Experiences of Multiple Sclerosis

Background: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is perhaps one of the most traumatizing and daunting diagnosis that many people are forced to …...

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Poster-Psychosocial Factors

A Continuum of Languishing to Flourishing: A Qualitative Study of Psychological Resilience in Multiple Sclerosis Family Caregivers

Background: Informal unpaid family caregivers (e.g., spouses, parents, siblings) are the primary providers of support to people living with...

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Poster-Psychosocial Factors

Association of Lifestyle Physical Activity with Physical and Cognitive Fatigue in Individuals with Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

Background: Fatigue is one of the most common and disabling symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS). Participation in physical activity is...

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Poster-Psychosocial Factors

COVID-19 Impact on Loneliness and Rates of Depression and Anxiety in Individuals with MS

Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a decline in mental health, due to the stress imposed by direct effects …...

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Association of Social Support with Resilience As Moderated By Depression, Anxiety, and Personality in Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Background: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic autoimmune neurologic condition that affects adults in the prime of their youth, and...

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Poster-Psychosocial Factors

Styles of Coping, Wellbeing, and Perceived Stress in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis during the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Role of Self-Compassion and Personality

Background: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediated demyelinating disease of the Central Nervous System (CNS) affecting 1.1 million...

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Establishing the Test-Retest Reliability and Minimal Detectable Change of the Multiple Sclerosis Resiliency Scale (MSRS)

Background: The Multiple Sclerosis Resiliency Scale (MSRS) is the first measure designed to assess the factors connected to resilience...

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Poster-Psychosocial Factors

Attitudes Toward Biobanking Among Persons with MS

Background: Biobanks that collect and preserve biological samples linked to demographic, phenotypic and clinical data are a critical...

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Poster-Psychosocial Factors

Identifying Behavioral Targets to Reduce Missed Multiple Sclerosis-Related Appointments: Potential Implications for Interventions

Background: Missed appointments without cancellation or “no shows” can cause disruptions in necessary healthcare services, which can be...

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