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Enhancing the mental well-being of people with multiple sclerosis

Posted Nov 17 2009 10:20pm
  • Published: 26 February 2009 16:38 - Last Updated: 26 February 2009 17:57

A mental health nurse-led multidisciplinary team has set up a project to meet the emotional and mental health needs of patients who have multiple sclerosis

This project provides a unique service that aims to enhance the mental and emotional well-being of people who have multiple sclerosis (MS).

In collaboration with King's College Hospital MS service, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, the Institute of Psychiatry and the MS Society, this service provides assessment and treatment using medication, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and psychosocial interventions.

Patients also receive education that helps to empower them to take control over their lives.

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