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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

1997

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Graduate Nursing

First Advisor

Penny Powers

Keywords

multiple sclerosis, multiple sclerosis patient psychology

Abstract

The purpose of this descriptive replication study was to describe the medical, psychologic, social, and vocational needs of adult persons with multiple sclerosis (MS) living in a midwestem frontier area and to compare them to the perceived needs of individuals with MS living in western Washington state. Telephone interviews using the University of Washington's Questionnaire on medical and social service needs of individuals with multiple sclerosis were used. Further questions developed by the investigator related specifically to frontier issues were also used.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Multiple sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis -- Patients -- Psychology

Number of Pages

120

Publisher

South Dakota State University

Rights

Copyright © 1997 Dorothy Arent. All rights reserved

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