Research & Development Summary

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Abstract

Research and Development review for The Children's Heart Federation (UK).

Being born with a heart condition can increase the risk of depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder. This is perhaps not surprising given the extraordinary challenges living with a serious lifelong medical condition can bring.

However, these mental health difficulties are not inevitable and improved understanding and support could help to better mitigate against them.
Original languageEnglish
TypeResearch & Development Review feature for The Children's Heart Federation
Media of outpute-newsletter
Place of PublicationBraintree
Volume77
Publication statusPublished - 12 Feb 2019

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Keywords

  • cardiology
  • paediatrics
  • congenital heart disease
  • medical psychology
  • polyvagal

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Morton, L. (2019, Feb 12). Research & Development Summary. Braintree.