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Research Brief Spring 2019

Preliminary examination of return to work interests among unemployed individuals with multiple sclerosis

by Rongxiu Wu, Amanda Corbin, Penina Goldstein, Chithra Adams, Phillip Rumrill, Malachy Bishop & Kathy Sheppard-Jones

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the most common neurological disorders in the world, and it is increasing in incidence and prevalence in the United States.  Murray (2016) reported that MS is the most common non-traumatic neurological disease of young adults in the world.  It affects as many as 2.3 million people across the globe (NMSS, 2018a). The prevalence of MS in the US is estimated at 450,000 (Multiple Sclerosis Coalition, 2015). Continue reading