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 +====== Multiple Sclerosis (MS) ======
 +===== Primer =====
 +**Multiple Sclerosis** (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system.
 +==== Prevalence ====
 +MS affects more than 2 million people worldwide.
 +===== Neuropsychiatric Symptoms =====
 +MS patients have a 50% chance of developing depression. Depression in MS patients not like typical MDD - there is usually less neurovegetative symptoms. If there is a family history of MDD, there is an 80% chance of developing depression in MS.
 +===== Resources =====
 +  * [[https://​​doi/​full/​10.1056/​NEJMra1401483|Review Article - Longo, D. L. (2018). Multiple Sclerosis. N Engl J Med, 378, 169-80.]]