Clinical psychology and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Francesco Pagnini, Gabriella Rossi, Christian Lunetta, Paolo Banfi, Massimo Corbo

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Abstract

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a fatal and progressive disease, characterized by progressive muscles weakness, with consequent loss of physical capacities. Psychologists can play an important role in ALS care, by providing clinical activities in every step of the disease, including support and counseling activities directed to patients, their caregivers and to physicians.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberArticle 33
JournalFrontiers in Psychology
Issue numberJUL
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Burnout
  • Clinical psychology
  • Neurological illness
  • Psychological support

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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