What is PALS & CALS Support Group?

Category: Psychotherapy

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PALS (people with ALS) and CALS (caregivers for people with ALS) Support Group is a peer support group intended to provide a community and network of support for these two groups of people.

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 going to PALS & CALS Support Group)
Dosage Patients
120 min monthly 2
90 min monthly 1
Why Patients Stopped Going to PALS & CALS Support Group (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Other 1
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Duration

Currently Going to 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 Going to 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%
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for PALS & CALS Support Group

klmom
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klmom
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 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

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