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How does having lesions in the frontal lobe of the brain affect the mental health of a Multiple Sclerosis patient?

MRI studies would be performed with each MS flare and annually. Patients with lesions in their frontal lobe would complete a questionnaire regarding their mental and emotional state. Caregivers would also complete the questionnaire with their observations of the MS patient. We would expect to see mood disorders and/or depression in MS patients who have lesions in their frontal lobe. Data would be collected for 5 years.... more »

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What are the connections exist between comorbid brain disorders such as epilepsy and bipolar disorder and MS?

Too many people have comorbid brain disorders. Not enough is known each disease independently, what causes them and what, if anything, contributes to resilience in the rest of us who do not suffer from them. Research on familial links, people with similar comorbid brain disorders, genetics that play into who gets these diseases and how individuals react uniquely to medications can all lead us to a better understanding,... more »

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