Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

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Functional Assessment Multiple Sclerosis

  • Victor R. Preedy
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-56782-2_1809-2

Synonyms

Definition

A disease-specific self-report questionnaire that investigates six primary aspects of quality of life in patients with multiple sclerosis: mobility, symptoms, emotional well-being, general contentment, thinking/fatigue, and family/social well-being. Five of the six subcategories (mobility, symptoms, emotional well-being, general contentment, and family/social well-being) comprise seven items (score range: 0–28); the subcategory thinking/fatigue comprises nine items (score range: 0–36).

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References and Readings

  1. Preedy, V. R., & Watson, R. R. (Eds.). (2010). Handbook of disease burdens and quality of life measures (Vol. 6, p. 4211). New York: Springer.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Life Sciences & MedicineKing’s College LondonLondonUK