Psychosocial problems in children with cystic fibrosis.

  title={Psychosocial problems in children with cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Vibeke Bregnballe and Mikael Thastum and P O Schi\otz},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  volume={96 1},
AIM To compare the well-being of children (7-14 years) with cystic fibrosis (CF) (n = 43) with the well-being of healthy controls (n = 1121). METHODS The self-report questionnaire Beck Youth Inventories (BYI) was used to study depression, anxiety, anger, disruptive behaviour and self-concept in children with CF. A measure of social desirability was included as well as body mass index (BMI) and percentage of predicted forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV(1)) as measures of health status… CONTINUE READING


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