Cognition and Psychosocial (Platform/Oral)

Friday, May 29, 2015: 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
2:00 PM
Trekking Poles to Aid Multiple Sclerosis (TRAMS): A Comparison of Psychosocial Impact and Function with Walking Assistive Devices in Persons with MS
Donald A Barone, D.O., Rowan University-SOM; Evan T Cohen, PT, MA, PhD, NCS, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Sara Soliman, D.O., Rowan University-SOM; Christine Beswick, BA, CCRP, Rowan University-SOM; Eric Goldwasser, DO/PhD Candidate, Rowan University-SOM; Adil Manzoor, BS, Rowan University-SOM; Alison Caruana, BS, Rowan University-SOM; Nishant Parikh, BS, Rowan University-SOM

2:20 PM
Validation of a Short Cognitive Screening Battery to Predict Fitness-to-DRIVE in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis
Abiodun E Akinwuntan, PhD, MPH, Georgia Regents University; Hannes Devos, PhD, Georgia Regents University; Deborah Backus, PT, PhD, Shepherd Center

2:40 PM
Modifiable Predictors of Self-Rated Cognitive Abilities in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis
Ashley Henneghan, MSN, The University of Texas at Austin; Janet Morrison, MSN, The University of Texas at Austin; Alexa Stuifbergen, PhD, RN, FAAN, The University of Texas at Austin

3:20 PM
A Call to Explore the Etiology of Depression Underlying the Report of Cognitive Concerns in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
Rebecca M. Floyd, Ph.D., Georgia Regents University; Kimberly Lewis, Ph.D., Georgia Regents University; Eliot Lopez, M.S., Georgia Regents University; Thomas Toomey, B.A., Georgia Regents University; Kena Arnold, B.A., Georgia Regents University; Lara Stepleman, Ph.D., Georgia Regents University

3:40 PM
Assessment of Information Processing Speed in Multiple Sclerosis: Past and Future
Silvana L Costa, PhD, Rutgers University; Helen Genova, PhD, Kessler Foundation; John DeLuca, Ph.D., Kessler Foundation; Nancy D Chiaravalloti, PhD, Kessler Foundation

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