Alison B Grossman

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Cognitive impairment in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is well documented, but behavioral abnormalities are not well defined. The Frontal Systems Behavior Scale (FrSBe) was used to assess changes in apathy, disinhibition, and executive dysfunction in 45 patients with ALS. Results suggest a high incidence of behavioral change, most notably(More)
Experienced neurologists caring for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) have commented that these patients commonly exhibit similar personality features. Previous research studies on the premorbid personality characteristics of ALS patients have however not clearly substantiated this observation. In the present study, caregivers of newly(More)
This prospective multisite Phase III clinical trial (Miami, New York, New Jersey) investigated the long-term (one year) effects of a 10-week group cognitive-behavioral stress management/expressive supportive therapy (CBSM+) intervention on disadvantaged minority women living with AIDS. The CBSM+ intervention consisted of 10-weekly group session of stress(More)
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