Session 3 Psychological Experiences

This session looks at the psychological experiences of those living with NMDs. It reviews the impacts of diagnosis, the grief and loss process and social and community issues.

Session Length: 23:01 mins

At the end of this presentation:

  • You will know the 5 stages of coping which may be experienced by individuals and families who receive a diagnosis of a neuromuscular condition.
  • You will be able to identify some of the impacts of a diagnosis of a neuromuscular disorder on the individual and their family.
  • You will appreciate the importance of the grief and loss process in many people’s daily lives and be able to identify some of the mental health issues they may face.
  • Finally you will be aware of how intellectual impairment can affect some individuals with NMDs.    
Session 3 Psychological Experiences