Published in the highly-acclaimed Human Horizons Series, the pre-eminent list for people with disabilities, the elderly and the afflicted, and those who care for them, written by the leading experts.
“This book has rare, even unique qualities. It is readable and informative throughout and will be equally appealing to patients with multiple sclerosis and those caring for them.”
‘British Medical Journal
As a doctor and psychiatrist who has MS, the author of this refreshingly frank and practical book is able to draw on personal experience, as well as professional knowledge and insights. In openly discussing the issues of honesty in diagnosis, and the emotional, social and physical problems faced by people with MS and by their families, he offers uniquely sympathetic help that has brought this book the highest acclaim from all those working in the field.
A classic on the subject, this book brings hope to all those who have MS, showing how they can come to terms with their illness and live positive lives, despite the suffering and changes forced upon them.
Dr Alexander Burnfield has had MS for over 40 years, since he was a medical student. An active campaigner for the needs of people with MS, he helped to found Persons with MS International and is an active member of the MS Society of Great Britain.