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Zare H, Mohammadi Garegozlo R. Memory Impairments of Multiple Sclerosis Women: The Evidence of Prospective/Retrospective Memory Test. Advances in Cognitive Sciences. 2017; 19 (1) :38-47
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1- Departmentt of Psychology, University of Payam-e Noor, Tehran, Tehran, Iran.
2- Psychology in Payam Noor University, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (912 Views)
Objective: The aim of the present study was to examine the memory types’ disorders in multiple sclerosis.
Method: The research design is causal- comparative method in which two groups (females with multiple sclerosis and healthy females) are compared. For this purpose, 25 MS patients from MS Society of Tabriz and Tehran were selected by convenient sampling in autumn and winter 2014 as the case group, and 25 females with no history of chronic mental and neurological, psychiatric or psy- chological diseases or disorders, by matching with the case group, among the general population, and they completed the prospective/retrospective memory questionnaire (PRMQ). Collected data were analyzed by multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA).
Results: The results indicated that reported memory errors in MS patients were more in comparing with healthy subjects.
Conclusion: The findings have many practical implica- tions for MS patients, their families, and especially the therapists of the patients.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/08/30 | Accepted: 2016/12/27 | Published: 2017/04/9

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