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  • About
  • The Global ETD Search service is a free service for researchers to find electronic theses and dissertations. This service is provided by the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations.
    Our metadata is collected from universities around the world. If you manage a university/consortium/country archive and want to be added, details can be found on the NDLTD website.

Psychosocial adjustment of multiple sclerosis patients

Lee, Wing-ming, Mary January 1987 (has links)
published_or_final_version / abstract / toc / Clinical Psychology / Master / Master of Social Sciences

Topics in the treatment, imaging and immunology of multiple sclerosis

Button, Tom January 2013 (has links)
No description available.

Generation of human oligodendrocytes from embryonic stem cells : an experimental tool and potential therapy for Multiple Sclerosis

Stacpoole, Sybil Rose Lindsay January 2012 (has links)
No description available.

Coping with chronic neurological illness : an analysis using self-regulation theory

Earll, Mary Louise January 1994 (has links)
Self-regulation theory was used to examine how people cope with the diagnosis and management of chronic neurological illness. Three studies are reported, all of which examined the three main elements of self-regulation theory as outlined by Leventhal et al (1984), people's representations of their condition, the actions they took to manage and their evaluation of those efforts, and the outcome as assessed by their feelings about themselves, their emotional wellbeing and severity of disability. A longitudinal study examined 20 people at three stages, before coming into hospital for tests and investigations for multiple sclerosis, 6 weeks and 6 months later. This study provided some support for representations as being important in guiding coping. However, both representations and people's own evaluations of their coping efforts were more predictive of outcome. The second, cross-sectional study compared people being investigated for three differing chronic diseases; the previous 20 people being investigated for multiple sclerosis, 11 and 22 people being investigated for motor neurone disease and liver disease respectively. Results showed that how people represented their condition, and not the diagnosis, was related to outcome. The third study was pseudo-longitudinal and examined people at different times since the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. People at six months (n=20 from first study), 2 years (n=19), and over 7 years (n=25) from diagnosis were included. This study again highlighted the relationship between representations and outcome; perceiving more symptoms and adverse consequences being associated with poorer outcomes of all types. Coping was also associated with outcome, in particular, more social supports and greater satisfaction with that support being associated with higher Self Esteem, better emotional wellbeing and less severe disability. It is concluded that self-regulation theory is a useful framework within which to understand how people cope with chronic neurological illness, in chronic illnesses with no cure or effective palliative treatments people's representation of their condition and evaluation of their coping efforts predicted outcome. The low level of psychological distress found in all studies suggests that while no particular coping actions are associated with better outcomes, it may be that taking some kind of action, rather than taking no action, in a situation where there is nothing the medical profession can do is sufficiently motivating to minimise depression.

The efficacy of orthokinetic treatment in stroke and multiple sclerosis /

Warden-Flood, Andrea. Unknown Date (has links)
Thesis (PhD)--University of South Australia, 1995

The motherhood choice development of a decision aid for women with multiple sclerosis /

Sponiar, Martine Claire. January 2007 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Sydney, 2008. / Title from title screen (viewed on April, 7, 2008). Submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy to the School of Psychology. Degree awarded 2008; thesis submitted 2007. Bibliography: leaves 148-164. Also issued in print.

Stress and MS : a computational model of multiple sclerosis and cellular stress /

Fuller, Colin Wyatt. January 2008 (has links)
Thesis (Honors)--College of William and Mary, 2008. / Includes bibliographical references (leaves 31-34). Also available via the World Wide Web.

Understanding transformative learning through adults with multiple sclerosis : a phenomenological study /

Taylor, Matthew A. January 1900 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D., Education)--University of Idaho, May 2008. / Major professor: Roger Scott. Includes bibliographical references (leaves ). Also available online (PDF file) by subscription or by purchasing the individual file.

A study of certain motor-speech aspects of the speech of multiple sclerotic patients

Jensen, Jay Robert, January 1960 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Wisconsin--Madison, 1960. / Typescript. Vita. eContent provider-neutral record in process. Description based on print version record. Bibliography: leaves 103-107.

The information needs and information-seeking patterns of women coping with and adjusting to multiple sclerosis

Baker, Lynda. January 1994 (has links)
Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Western Ontario, 1994. / eContent provider-neutral record in process. Description based on print version record. Includes bibliography (leaves 148-153).

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