Special Focus on the Family
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Learning to cope with a chronic illness such as multiple sclerosis is not only a challenge for the person who has been diagnosed, but also for everyone who cares about that individual, especially family members. We have learned from experience and research that MS can have significant effects on a person’s role within the family, on the relationship between parents and children and between partners. Inevitably, it impacts on the general balance and wellbeing of the family as a whole.
Given the potential negative influence of MS on the family, we have dedicated this issue to a detailed discussion of a wide range of aspects, including making the decision to have children, talking about MS, changing roles, care-giving and a number of other relevant topics related to the family.
- A family disease?
- Explaining MS to the children
- Changing relationships
- Caring for the carers
- What to expect in preganancy
- MS in childhood
- Your questions answered
- A letter from Norway
- MS Society of India reaches out
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