A comparision of Brain-Behavioral Systems in patients with multiple sclerosis and normal individuals

Moradi*, Kobra and Agha Yousefi, Ali reza and Alipour, Ahmad and Bahrami, Parviz (2016) A comparision of Brain-Behavioral Systems in patients with multiple sclerosis and normal individuals. yafte, 18 (1).

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Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to compare Brain-Behavioral Systems in patient with multiple sclerocis (MS) and normal individuals. Materials and Methods: This research was a post facto comparative study, subjects included healthy persons and all patients with MS, which in summer and autumn 2013 referred to neurologists in the Lorestan province. Of the population using as samples, 117 cases (75 patients and 42 normal subjects) were selected, then Gray- Wilson Personality Questionnaire was completed for them. To analyze the data, multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA) test was used to compare the two groups. Results: The results showed, in BAS scales, people with MS had significantly lower scores than normal subjects Conclusion: What comes from findings indicates that a low score in behavioral activation as a pathological factors in chronic diseases such as MS is concerned and is in need of psychological treatment. Keywords: Multiple sclerosis, Brain-Behavioral Systems, Behavioral Activation System(BAS), Behavioral Inhibition System(BIS), Fight-Flight System(FFS)

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Depositing User: Samira Sepahvandy
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2016 03:46
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2016 03:46
URI: http://eprints.lums.ac.ir/id/eprint/70

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