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Depression is common in multiple sclerosis (MS). Around half of people diagnosed will have a depressive episode – three times higher than for the general population. Identifying depression and seeking early treatment is key. With the right information and support, depression can be managed effectively to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.

This information sheet details Depression as a symptom of MS clearly and concisely.

Published: 2020

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