Rosalind Kalb from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society: Treating the Mental Aspects of Multiple Sclerosis

In a chronic condition where depression is a known symptom treating the mental condition of a patient can be just as important as the physical aspects especially when suicide prevention is part of the overall care.

In a chronic condition where depression is a known symptom treating the mental condition of a patient can be just as important as the physical aspects especially when suicide prevention is part of the overall care.

For psychiatrists and psychologists their treatment of patients at risk for suicidal tendencies is a known concern that they confront on a daily basis. How they approach that in patients with multiple sclerosis can require careful attention according to Rosalind Kalb, PhD, of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Kalb spoke about this topic during the annual meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers in National Harbor, Maryland.