Posts Tagged ‘psychosocial outcome’

July 4, 2011

Stress and Coping in Caregivers of Patients Awaiting Solid Organ Transplantation


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This studied evaluated stress and coping in 612 primary caregivers of potential candidates for lung, liver, heart, and/or kidney transplantation at the time of the candidate’s initial pre-transplant psychosocial evaluation. Caregivers were generally well adjusted, with only 17% exhibiting clinical symptoms of depression and 13% reporting clinical levels of anxiety. Caregivers evidenced a high degree […]

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