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.

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Side effects

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Side effects of PALS & CALS Support Group

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Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently going to PALS & CALS Support Group)
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120 min monthly
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Dosage
90 min monthly
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1
Why Patients Stopped Going to PALS & CALS Support Group (multiple reasons could be selected)
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Other
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Duration

Currently Going to PALS & CALS Support Group
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0-1 month
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1-3 months
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3-6 months
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6 months-1 year
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1-2 years
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2 years or more
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2
Stopped Going to PALS & CALS Support Group
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0-1 month
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1-3 months
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3-6 months
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6 months-1 year
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1-2 years
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2 years or more
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Adherence


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Burden


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Cost per month


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$200+
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$100-199
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$50-99
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$25-49
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< $25
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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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