Clinical Trials

Identifying Predictors of Depressive and Anxiety Symptoms in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis

Type of Study/Intervention

Non-interventional – correlational study completed via online questionnaire

Recruitment Status

Recruiting

Form of MS

Relapsing remitting MS, Secondary progressive MS, Primary progressive MS

Brief Summary

We are seeking to understand some of the factors that might predict depressive and anxiety symptoms in individuals with MS. The factors being examined include:
– Self-esteem: the value we place on ourselves as individuals.
– MS-related self-efficacy: the sense of how well MS symptoms can be managed prevented from interfering with daily life.
– MS-related stigma: the sense that others might have negative views about MS or people who have MS.

Inclusion criteria

Individuals aged 18 and over who have a confirmed diagnosis of MS

Anticipated start date

Online questionnaire is currently open for responses and will remain so until approximately August next year.

Recruitment status

Recruiting

Recruitment contacts

Dr Litza Kiropoulos (Lead Researcher): Tel: 03 9035 4063; Email: [email protected]
Mr Marc Cilia (Master’s student): [email protected]

Further details

To participant in this study or for additional information about the study go to http://tinyurl.com/ms-q-1819

 

 

Ethics Approval

Yes

Last updated

10/08/2013

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