publication . Other literature type . Article . 2015

Behavioral Symptoms in Motor Neuron Disease and Their Negative Impact on Caregiver Burden

Bo Cui; Li-Ying Cui; Ming-Sheng Liu; Xiao-Guang Li; Jun-Fang Ma; Jia Fang; Qing-Yun Ding;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health)
Abstract
Background: The spectrum of abnormal behaviors in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease (ALS/MND) has been described, but its practical meaning, namely its impact on caregiver burden, has not been clearly documented in Chinese population. This study aimed to assess the distribution of abnormal behaviors in Chinese population, and to analyze the relationship between behavior changes and caregiver burden. Methods: Sixty-five patients with ALS/MND have been consecutively enrolled into registry platform of Peking Union Medical College Hospital. An investigation was performed to these patients and their caregivers using the revised ALS function rating sc...
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free text keywords: General Medicine, Disease, Cardiology, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Rating scale, Caregiver burden, Clinical psychology, Irritability, medicine.symptom, Abnormality, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, medicine.disease, Psychiatry, business.industry, business, Internal medicine, Behavior change, Original Article, Behavioral Symptoms, Motor Neuron Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; Behavioral Symptoms; Caregiver Burden; Motor Neuron Disease, R
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2015

Behavioral Symptoms in Motor Neuron Disease and Their Negative Impact on Caregiver Burden

Bo Cui; Li-Ying Cui; Ming-Sheng Liu; Xiao-Guang Li; Jun-Fang Ma; Jia Fang; Qing-Yun Ding;