A Holistic Look at Patients With Multiple Sclerosis: Focusing on Social Life, Household and Employment Issues


ÖZDEMİR L. , Asiret G. D.

TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, vol.57, no.1, pp.19-24, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tftr.57.04
  • Title of Journal : TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.19-24

Abstract

Objective: This study identifies the impact of multiple sclerosis (MS) on patients' employment status, social and family life. Additionally, the purpose of the study was to explore the problems related to completing outdoor and indoor household tasks, the effect of disease on relatives, familial support perceived by patients, and the attitudes of relatives toward the disease.