Personality and Psychological Adjustment to Multiple Sclerosis: The role of Illness Schemas and Coping Strategies
Type of Study/Intervention
Form of MS
Relapsing remitting MS, Secondary progressive MS, Primary progressive MS
Researchers at The University of Melbourne are seeking to investigate how individuals’ coping styles and illness representations mediate the relationship between dispositional personality traits and adjustment to Multiple Sclerosis. Adjustment in the context of this research study, refers to both feelings of depression and anxiety and individual’s illness acceptance. Researchers aim to develop a greater understanding of the experiences associated with Multiple Sclerosis and identify appropriate targets for interventions to promote adaptive adjustment.
Formal diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis
Anticipated start date
Miss Rebekah Davenport: [email protected]u
NSW, SA, VIC, QLD, WA, TAS, NZ
Full details of the study are presented to participants on the online forum Qualtrics prior to consent.