Clinical Trials

Resilience, Perceived Family Support and Quality of Life in People with Multiple Sclerosis

Type of Study/Intervention


Recruitment Status


Form of MS

Relapsing remitting MS, Secondary progressive MS, Primary progressive MS

Brief summary

Researchers from Federation University, Ballarat are looking into the quality of life (QoL) of people with multiple sclerosis. This research is titled Resilience, Perceived Family Support and Quality of Life in people with Multiple Sclerosis. It aims to investigate the effect of different levels of perceived family support (PFS) and how it influences the strength of the relationship between resilience and QoL for people with MS. Based on previous studies, it is believed that these factors have an influence on QoL however, the study’s goal is to further investigate these factors to improve the QoL in people with MS. This study requires participants to complete a survey consisting of questions on PFS, resilience, QoL, and also depression. The survey takes about 20-30 minutes to complete. Your time and participation is very much appreciated.

Inclusion criteria

18 years old or above, have had an MS diagnosis for at least 3 months or more.

Exclusion criteria

There are none.

Anticipated start date

Recruitment has already begun

Recruitment status


Recruitment contacts

  1. Atshaya Jayadev

Student Researcher

Federation University



  1. Mandy Cassimatis

Head Researcher/Supervisor

Federation University


Further details

Full details can be found on the first page of the survey link



Ethics Approval


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