Coping with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; from diagnosis and during disease progression

@article{Larsson2016CopingWA,
  title={Coping with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; from diagnosis and during disease progression},
  author={Birgitta Larsson and Karin Nordin and Ingela Nygren},
  journal={Journal of the Neurological Sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={361},
  pages={235-242}
}
To evaluate coping strategies among patients with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis starting with diagnosis and during the disease progression, as well as investigate changes and correlations between coping strategies, emotional well-being and physical function. A total of 36 patients participated in the study. The patients filled out the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale and the Motor Neuron Disease Coping Scale. Physical function was measured using the revised ALS functional rating scale… CONTINUE READING