BACKGROUND: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the most common neurological disorders in the world, and it is increasing in incidence and prevalence in the United States. OBJECTIVE: This article describes the medical, psychosocial, and vocational aspects of MS. Current information regarding the diagnosis and treatment of MS is presented. The authors review recent research on the impact of MS on health, function, employment, and community participation. CONCLUSION: Important considerations for providing responsive vocational rehabilitation services to people with MS are thoroughly discussed.
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation|
|State||Published - 2019|
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- Multiple sclerosis
- medical and psychosocial aspects
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Occupational Therapy