Psychiatric Co-morbidities in Multiple Sclerosis: Diagnostic and Treatment Challenges

Presented live at the 7th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute in June 2009, Dr. Rosalind Kalb speaks on psychiatric comorbidities in multiple sclerosis.

Rosalind C. Kalb, PhD
Vice President, Professional Resource Center, National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Session Length
90 minutes

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Explain the role of grieving in a person’s adaptation to multiple sclerosis.
2. Describe at least three ways in which psychiatric co-morbidities can affect MS patients’ relationships with others (e.g., family members, colleagues, healthcare team).
3. Discuss at least three challenges to diagnosing and treating mood disorders in people with MS.

Continuing Nursing Education
1.5 contact hours, upon completion of a post-test and evaluation.
Certificate generated online.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
June 28, 2009
11:45am - 1:15pm
Hyatt Regency Reston
Reston, VA

Release Date: September 1, 2009
Expiration Date: September 1, 2011

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