Cognitive and physical fatigue are associated with distinct problems in daily functioning, role fulfilment, and quality of life in multiple sclerosis.

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Summary of "Cognitive and physical fatigue are associated with distinct problems in daily functioning, role fulfilment, and quality of life in multiple sclerosis."

To examine whether cognitive and physical fatigue are differentially associated with problems in self-care, mobility, relationships, participation, psychological well-being, and quality of life in people with multiple sclerosis.


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Name: Multiple sclerosis and related disorders
ISSN: 2211-0356
Pages: 118-123


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