Caregivers of People with Multiple Sclerosis: A Survey in New Zealand


Department of Psychology, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand


A survey carried out in the Manawatu and Wanganui area of New Zealand was designed to locate all those known to have multiple sclerosis; as part of the research, 31 primary caregivers (20 males, 11 females) of MS patients in the study were interviewed to gain information about their roles, self-defined tasks, and life situations.