Multipel Skleros
: Mitt hinder i vardagen

Translated title of the thesis: Multiple Sclerosis: My obsracles in daily life
  • Lina Hallsenius
  • Malin Sjöberg

    Student thesis: Bachelor


    Background: Multiple sclerosis is a neurological disease of the central nervous system due to a chronic inflammatory. Onset occurs between the ages of 20-40 years. Aim: The objective was to describe how the daily lives of people were affected by Multiple Sclerosis Method: A systematic literature study has been conducted were articles analyzed with an inductive approach. Search was made in databases, which resulted in 20 articles. Results: MS-affected felt that affected everyday life and work, relationships and leisure activities began to suffer. An emotional consequence of MS was anxiety and fear of not knowing when the next loss affected them. Discussion: Involuntary social isolation contributed to a great suffering for the MS-affected and on top of that loose physicals skills also contributed another suffering. MS limits created a reduced independence, it is important to be aware of the difficulty to replace the lost skills of the MS-affected. Conclusion: As a future nurse, it is relevant to be aware that the disease affects the whole of the MS-affected life situation. To provide optimal care nurse should be deleted from the MS-affected individual needs. Although the MS-stricken face adversity, most have shown incredible strength to fight on.

    Date of Award2010-Mar-31
    Original languageSwedish
    SupervisorAnna-Carin Attåsen (Supervisor)

    University credits

    • 15 HE credits

    Swedish Standard Keywords

    • Nursing (30305)


    • multiple sclerosis
    • daily life
    • feelings and experiences

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