The mental health and quality of life of adult patients with congenital heart disease.

@article{Bang2013TheMH,
  title={The mental health and quality of life of adult patients with congenital heart disease.},
  author={Ji Seok Bang and Seongwoo Jo and Gi Beom Kim and Bo Sang Kwon and Eun Jung Bae and Chung Il Noh and Jung Yun Choi},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={170 1},
  pages={49-53}
}
BACKGROUND The quality of life (QoL) of adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) has gained significant interest. In addition to medical problems, many patients with CHD face psychosocial, educational, and behavioral challenges. However, few studies have examined the relationship between disease severity and QoL in adults with CHD. METHODS Eighty-five patients (50 men, 35 women) aged 20-52 years (median, 26.5 years) were enrolled. Patients underwent a QoL, Beck Depression Inventory (BDI… CONTINUE READING
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