To the top

Page Manager: Webmaster
Last update: 9/11/2012 3:13 PM

Tell a friend about this page
Print version

Measuring and treating fa… - University of Gothenburg, Sweden Till startsida
Sitemap
To content Read more about how we use cookies on gu.se

Measuring and treating fatigue in neurological diseases - conceptual and methodological challenges.

Conference contribution
Authors Stefan Winblad
Published in Conference program, The 13th Nordic Meeting in Neuropsychology Stockholm, 2018
Publication year 2018
Published at Department of Psychology
Language en
Links https://nordicmeeting2018.com/wp-co...
Subject categories Other Medical Sciences

Abstract

Fatigue often occurs in the context of various neurological diseases, interferes with patients’ daily living, and has a major negative impact on quality of life. Currently, there exists inconsistencies in defining and assessing fatigue and a lack of evidence based treatments. Consequently, fatigue is a challenging condition for both health-care professionals and patients. This presentation includes a short summary of current definitions of fatigue, assessment tools and treatment options. Furthermore, a study on Myotonic dystrophy type 1, a neuromuscular disorder associated with severe fatigue, is presented with the aim to illustrate challenges in defining and measuring the cause and consequences of fatigue in neurological disease.

Page Manager: Webmaster|Last update: 9/11/2012
Share:

The University of Gothenburg uses cookies to provide you with the best possible user experience. By continuing on this website, you approve of our use of cookies.  What are cookies?