What is PALS & CALS Support Group?

Category: Psychotherapy

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Peer support occurs when people provide emotional or practical help to each other. It is often used to refer to activities where colleagues, members of self help organizations and others meet as equals to give each other support on a reciprocal basis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Patients with evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Support mental / emotional health 2 1
ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) 1 0
General health 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of PALS & CALS Support Group"

Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
2

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently participating in PALS & CALS Support Group)
Dosage Patients
120 min monthly 25
90 min weekly 20
90 min monthly 18
1 hr daily 15
60 min weekly 13
120 min weekly 13
1 hr weekly 12
2 hr weekly 11
1 other daily 11
60 min monthly 10
Why Patients Stopped PALS & CALS Support Group(multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Other 1
See all 1 patient who’ve stopped participating in PALS & CALS Support Group

Duration

How Long Current Patients Have Been In PALS & CALS Support Group
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 2
Stopped participating in PALS & CALS Support Group
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 1
Adherence
Always
1 50%
Usually
1 50%
Sometimes
0 0%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
0 0%
Somewhat
2 100%
A little
0 0%
Not at all
0 0%
Cost per month
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
1 100%
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1 patient evaluation for PALS & CALS Support Group

klmom
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klmom
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I have:
ALS

See klmom's full PALS & CALS Support Group history

Oct 31, 2009 (Started Nov 30, 2001)

  • Perceived effectiveness for An event: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 90 min Monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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