Understanding Rare Neuroimmune Disorders: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals

Find Empathy - Mental Health Continuing Education

Feb 15 2024 • 1 hr 1 min

PODCAST SUMMARY

In this podcast episode, we delve into the world of rare neuroimmune disorders such as neuromyelitis optica (NMO), transverse myelitis, myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein antibody disease (MOGAD), and other rare neuroimmune disorders. The use of patient stories illuminates the academic information. These real-life narratives provide a human perspective on patient challenges, making the content more relatable and impactful. Furthermore, we highlight the crucial role of mental health support for patients dealing with the anxieties, uncertainties, and life-altering changes that come with these disorders. Mental health professionals will find this episode invaluable for gaining insights into the holistic care required for individuals with rare neuroimmune disorders, allowing them to offer comprehensive support and tailored guidance to enhance their patients' quality of life.

RESOURCES

  1. Siegel Rare Neuroimmune Association - https://wearesrna.org/
  2. National Organization for Rare Disorders - https://rarediseases.org/

CONTINUING EDUCATION

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