Year: 2020

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Quarantine Shines a Light on the Health Effects of Loneliness and Social Isolation

In this recently published piece, Dr. Leavitt writes about the impact of loneliness and isolation on everyone during COVID-19, and why people with multiple sclerosis may have unique expert experience in this department.

Neurologic Determinism? New update on an age-old debate.

In an editorial in the journal Neurology, Dr. Leavitt shares her thoughts about study results from other researchers on race / ethnicity and cognition in people recently diagnosed with MS. Leavitt VM. Neurologic determinism? Key update to an age-old debate. Neurology. 2020 Mar 9. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:32152132.

eSupport: a feasibility RCT of internet-based support group participation to reduce loneliness in persons with multiple sclerosis. Abstract presented at annual meeting of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in MS (ECTRIMS), Stockholm, 2019.

At the European Committee for Treatment and Research in MS (ECTRIMS) conference, Dr. Leavitt and team presented results of their successful trial of eSupport, in front of the largest gathering of MS clinicians and researchers in the world. Abstract presented at annual meeting of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in MS (ECTRIMS), Stockholm, 2019. Authors: Leavitt VM, Riley CS, DeJager S, Bloom S.

Social Network Science-based Telehealth Interventions for MS: Introducing eSupport And eFIT. Abstract presented at annual meeting of the American Committee for Treatment and Research in MS (ACTRIMS), West Palm Beach, 2020.

Presenting at the American Committee for Treatment and Research in MS (ACTRIMS) conference, Dr. Leavitt and team share their initial findings of eSupport and eFIT trials. Abstract presented at annual meeting of the American Committee for Treatment and Research in MS (ACTRIMS), West Palm Beach, 2020. Authors: Leavitt VM, Riley CS, DeJager S, Bloom S.