Psychiatric Morbidity in Survivors of the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Systematic Review

@article{Davydow2008PsychiatricMI,
  title={Psychiatric Morbidity in Survivors of the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Systematic Review},
  author={Dimitry S. Davydow and Sanjay V Desai and Dale M. Needham and O. Joseph Bienvenu},
  journal={Psychosomatic Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={70},
  pages={512-519}
}
Objective: Acute lung injury (ALI), including its more severe subcategory, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), is a critical illness associated with considerable morbidity and mortality. Our objective was to summarize data on the prevalence of depressive, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other anxiety syndromes amongst survivors of ALI/ARDS, potential risk factors for these syndromes, and their relationships to quality of life. Methods: We conducted a systematic literature… 

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