Factors affecting quality of life in people with multiple sclerosis

Takeaway

  • Fatigue and depression have a clinically significant impact on the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of people with multiple sclerosis (PwMS).

Why this matters

  • Physical and psychological factors associated with MS can have a serious impact on HRQoL.

  • It is important to identify which factors have a greater negative effect on HRQoL in order to target treatment and manage long-term disease.