The development of psychiatric symptomatology in patients with cystic fibrosis.

@article{Pearson1991TheDO,
  title={The development of psychiatric symptomatology in patients with cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Deborah A. Pearson and Andr{\'e}s J. Pumariega and Dan K Seilheimer},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={1991},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={290-7}
}
Psychiatric symptomatology was compared in 61 cystic fibrosis patients, ages 8 to 15 years, and 36 cystic fibrosis patients, ages 16 to 40 years. When the prevalence of psychiatric symptomatology was compared in the two groups, a developmental pattern emerged: Symptoms of depression and anxiety were more frequent in the older group, while symptoms associated with eating disorders were more frequent in the younger group. Although duration of illness was longer and severity of illness was greater… CONTINUE READING

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