Emotional processing and Social Cognition in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Watermeyer, Tamlyn, Brown, Richard G. and Goldstein, Laura H. (2014) Emotional processing and Social Cognition in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. In: The 24th International Symposium on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Motor Neurone Disease, 3rd - 5th Dec 2013, Milan, Italy.

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Abstract

Building on evidence for cognitive-behavioural change in people with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), the current study uses a range of neuropsychological measures to delineate the nature and scope of reported deficits in emotional processing and social cognition in people with ALS.
Compared to the healthy control group, the ALS group was impaired on composite scores indexing executive function and performance on the emotional processing and social cognition tasks. Single-case analyses revealed that ALS patients showed heterogeneous performance across the cognitive tasks.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
C800 Psychology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Psychology
Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2020 13:16
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2020 13:16
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/43330

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