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Table 5 Mean (SEM) percentage changes from baseline in Multiple Sclerosis Quality of Life 54-Item (MSQoL-54), Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and Modified Fatigue Impact 5-Item Scale (MFIS-5) scores at 1, 3 and 6 months after SCDP in the total group and in the Relapsing Remitting (RR) and Progressive (P) subgroups

From: Improved self-efficacy in persons with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis after an intensive social cognitive wellness program with participation of support partners: a 6-months observational study

  1 month 3 months 6 months
  Total RR SP/PP Total RR SP/PP Total RR SP/PP
MSQoL-54 physical 5.6% (4.7) 6.0% (5.0) 5.3% (8.2) 7.5% (6.2) 6.3% (5.9) 8.4% (10.7) 10.2%** (4.8) 12.7%** (5.5) 7.8% (8.0)
MSQoL-54 mental 16.0%* (5.0) 21.4%** (8.8) 11.5%** (5.4) 13.2%** (5.8) 22.3%*** (10.7) 5.5% (5.4) 12.2%** (6.0) 22.3%** (8.7) 3.2% (7.9)
HADS anxiety −3.9% (12.6) 1.9% (27.2) −9.9% (5.9) −1.1% (13.7) 1.7% (27.7) −3.5% (9.7) −2.4% (10.1) −2.6% (18.7) −2.3% (9.9)
HADS depression −3.4% (10.8) −22.6%*** (11.0) 13.2% (17.8) 36.3% (24.8) 10.3% (19.6) 58.8% (43.1) 14.0% (15.6) −10.6 (16.8) 36.3% (25.0)
MFIS-5 −2.2% (6.7) −0.5% (12.4) −4.0% (6.7) −2.6 (7.5) −2.3% (12.4) −2.9% (9.0) −0.33% (6.5) 3.0% (12.5) −3.5% (4.7)
  1. *, P < 0.005; **, P < 0.05; ***, 0.05 < P <0.06 (comparisons with baseline).