Friday, December 29, 2017

Professor Kristian Sommerfelt on cognitive challenges for children/adolescents with ME

 Professor Kristian Sommerfelt on cognitive challenges for children/adolescents with ME

https://youtu.be/UJbU4KRmQOw
Subtitles: English (press subtitles/closed captions)

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The Norwegian ME Association has interviewed neurologist and
paediatrician professor Kristian Sommerfelt about cognitive challenges
for children and adolescents with ME. He works at the children's ward
at Haukeland university hospital in Bergen, Norway.

He has long experience with children and adolescents with ME and has a
talent for describing ME in an understandable way. Very sympathetic
and knowledgable doctor who "gets it" when it comes to ME.

Prof. Sommerfelt often gives lectures about ME for patients, carers
and health personell in Norway. He also attended the panel debate
after Unrest's European premiere at the film festival CPH DOX in
Copenhagen.

In this video he talks about:

Cognitive challenges in general
Brain fog
When cognitive challenges are most apparent
How health personell can address it
Connections with other symptoms
How the ability to talk is affected
How the memory is affected
Achieving a good everyday life with ME


English subtitles for this interview were requested and are now provided.

Members of this forum gave great help with proofreading. Thank you!

Duration: 22 min. Language: Norwegian. Subtitles: English

https://youtu.be/UJbU4KRmQOw

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