Quality of life in adults with congenital heart disease: biopsychosocial determinants and sex-related differences.

@article{Chen2011QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life in adults with congenital heart disease: biopsychosocial determinants and sex-related differences.},
  author={Chun-An Chen and Shih-Cheng Liao and Jou-kou Wang and C. H. J. Chang and Ing-Sh Chiu and Y B Chen and Chun-Wei Lu and Ming-Tai Lin and H C Chiu and S N Chiu and Yu-Chuan Hua and Hung-chi Lue and M. -H. Wu},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2011},
  volume={97 1},
  pages={38-43}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the quality of life (QoL) in adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD) and to explore the sex-related differences and biopsychosocial determinants in an Asian cohort. DESIGN Prospective cross-sectional clinical study. SETTING One tertiary medical centre in Taiwan. PATIENTS AND METHODS The QoL of ACHD (≥20 years) was investigated using the Taiwanese version of the QoL questionnaire designed by the WHO, which assesses four domains of QoL (physical, psychological… CONTINUE READING