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This study aimed to assess the quality of life (QOL) experienced by adolescents and young adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) and to determine which factors negatively affect adjustment and which factors increase resilience. The participants in the study were 74 patients with CHD (41 males and 33 females) ranging in age from 12 to 26 years (mean age,(More)
OBJECTIVES We aimed to study the psychosocial adjustment (PSA), psychiatric morbidity and quality of life of adolescents and young adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) to determine which demographic and clinical variables negatively affect adjustment and which increase resilience. METHODS The study included 74 patients with CHD, 41 male and 33(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the perception of the quality of life of adolescents and young adults with congenital heart disease and to examine the variables that have a negative impact on it and that add a resilience effect. METHODS A total of 22 male and 18 female patients, aged 12-26 years, of whom 27 were admitted to surgery and 13 were not, participated in(More)
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