Birth of a child with congenital heart disease: emotional reactions of mothers and fathers according to time of diagnosis.

@article{Bevilacqua2013BirthOA,
  title={Birth of a child with congenital heart disease: emotional reactions of mothers and fathers according to time of diagnosis.},
  author={Francesca Bevilacqua and Sara Palatta and Nadia Mirante and Marina Cuttini and Giulio Seganti and Andrea Dotta and Fiammetta Piersigilli},
  journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 12},
  pages={1249-53}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate emotional distress, depression and quality of life in parents of infants with severe congenital heart disease (CHD) during their first hospitalization. METHODS A pilot study for 38 parental couples of infants with CHD hospitalized within the 3 months of life. Parents filled up three self-administered questionnaires. We compared differences in the variables measuring emotional distress, depression and quality of life between mothers and fathers, and between prenatal and… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS