What explains the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety and poor quality of life after intensive care? An investigation of clinical, psychological and sociodemographic risk factors

@inproceedings{Wade2011WhatET,
  title={What explains the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety and poor quality of life after intensive care? An investigation of clinical, psychological and sociodemographic risk factors},
  author={Dawn Marie Wade},
  year={2011}
}
Although many lives are saved in intensive care, patients frequently fail to make a good recovery. In addition to physical weakness and cognitive impairment, patients suffer from clinical anxiety, depression and PTSD. The aim of this PhD was to establish the prevalence of poor mental health after intensive care and identify clinical, psychological and socio-demographic risk factors. First I carried out a systematic review of post-ICU psycho-social outcomes but found the quality of studies… CONTINUE READING

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