Journal of Multiple Sclerosis

ISSN - 2376-0389
NLM - 101654564

Dr. Dawn Langdon

Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Royal Holloway University of London, UK


  • Research   
    The Contribution of Perceived Memory and Information Processing Deficits on Multiple Sclerosis Cognitive Difficulties
    Author(s): Nathalia Bosoko* and Dr. Dawn Langdon

    MS is one of the major causes of disability in young adults within western countries. More than half of people with MS develop a cognitive impairment, which might be considered as the major quality of life determinant. Although there have been developed several cognitive batteries, cognitive impairment is often overlooked. Information processing speed (IPS) and memory difficulties are the most common cognitive impairments in MS. The Multiple Sclerosis Neuropsychological Questionnaire (MSNQ) is a valid self-report measure of global cognitive difficulties for people with MS. The Attentional Functional Index (AFI) and the Prospective and Retrospective Memory Questionnaire (PRMQ) are self-report measures for perceived cognitive functioning assessing perceived effectiveness in common activities which require attention/IPS and memory. However, it is little known about MS variability between.. View More»

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