research product . Model . 2021 . Embargo end date: 17 May 2021

Psychological Functioning in Pediatric Patients with Single Ventricle Congenital Heart Disease: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review Protocol

McCormick, Amanda D.; Wilde, Megan M.; Charpie, Christine E.; Saylor, Kate M.; Yu, Sunkyung; Cousino, Melissa K.;
  • Published: 17 May 2021
  • Publisher: My University
Mental health is an important yet understudied area of care for patients with congenital heart disease. Through limited studies, it is known that children and adults with congenital heart disease have increased incidence of mental health disorders when compared to their peers [1-3]. Some studies estimate that over half of adult patients with congenital heart disease have significant symptoms of a mood or anxiety disorder [3], although it is very likely that these symptoms are underrecognized. It is also known that in adults with congenital heart disease, depression is responsible for the variability of self-reported health status of patients, including physical ...
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