Prevalence of and risk factors for cognitive impairment in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: Multi-center, controlled trial


ÖZAKBAŞ S., Turkoglu R., Tamam Y., TERZİ M., Taskapilioglu O., YÜCESAN C., ...More

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND RELATED DISORDERS, vol.22, pp.70-76, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.msard.2018.03.009
  • Journal Name: MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND RELATED DISORDERS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.70-76
  • Keywords: Multiple sclerosis, Cognition, Prognosis, Prevalence, BRIEF REPEATABLE BATTERY, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, FOLLOW-UP, DYSFUNCTION, POPULATION, DEPRESSION, DISABILITY, MS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Cognitive impairment (CI) is a common problem in multiple sclerosis (MS), may occur either in early or late phase of the disease, and impairs quality of life. Objectives: This study aimed to determine the prevalence of CI and related risk factors in relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS) patients in Turkey.