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It was only in the 1970’s that researchers began studying the neuropsychological aspects of MS using healthy control groups for comparison. Early studies demonstrated that processing and memory were affected in people with MS. This issue of MS Focus hopes to provide health care professionals and people with MS with a complete picture of cognition and MS that includes physiology, diagnosis, treatment and day-to-day living with cognitive challenges.


  • Introduction to cognition and MS
  • Physiology of cognition in MS
  • Diagnosing cognitive problems
  • Cognition tests: what do they involve?
  • Treating cognitive issues in MS
  • Day-to-day living with MS cognitive problems
  • Your questions answered
  • Interview with Jeffrey Gingold
  • Cognitive issues survey results
  • Workshop for people in India with MS-related cognitive problems
  • Reviews of cognition in MS resources


Published: 2013

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