Transition to adulthood in congenital heart disease: missed adolescent milestones.


PURPOSE To determine whether adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) are better adjusted than adults with acquired heart disease (AHD). METHODS Twenty-five adults with CHD completed the Patient Adjustment to Illness Self Report (PAIS-SR). RESULTS CHD patients had good adjustment for Heath Care Orientation and Family Relations, but poorer adjustment… (More)