Locked-In Syndrome and Quality of Life
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 18, Number 6&7, June 2020
Eugene Rubin, MD.
Dr. Rubin has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
People can still find meaningful lives even in with the most debilitating medical disorders, including locked in syndrome. In this neurologic disorder, patients maintain full awareness but are unable to speak or move due to complete paralysis of nearly all voluntary muscles in the body.