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Posted on Tuesday, May 1, 2007 - 09:16, By: Margaret Wahl
Caregivers may be more discouraged than people with ALS
A study conducted at the University of Torino in Italy has found that when 31 people with ALS and their caregivers were interviewed separately as the disease progressed, the caregivers reported a...
Posted on Thursday, September 1, 2005 - 17:00, By: Margaret Wahl
Depression doesn't dominate in ALS
Only 15 (19 percent) of 80 people with late-stage ALS recently surveyed met standard criteria for a diagnosis of depression, say investigators at the Eleanor and Lou Gehrig MDA/ALS Research Center at Columbia University in New York.
Organization, medication help, says Psychologist Susan Woolley Levine
Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2005 - 17:00, By: Margaret Wahl
Susan Woolley Levine Photo by Erin Lubin
Posted on Sunday, September 1, 2002 - 17:00, By: Christina Medvescek
Many people with ALS maintain an amazingly upbeat attitude, but even the strongest people get down sometimes. If depression is becoming a concern, consider some of these strategies from experienced caregivers:
Provide meaningful work