Providing Support to Parents May Boost Children’s Quality of Life

Providing Support to Parents May Boost Children’s Quality of Life

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Providing Support to Parents May Boost Children’s Quality of Life

Children with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) report poorer health-related quality of life (HRQoL) than their peers, a study shows. Results also suggest that worse HRQoL in children with PAH is linked with more severe depression in their parents, which suggests that providing support to families may help to improve life quality for children with this disease. The study, “Health-Related Quality of Life and Parental Depression in Children with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension,” was published in the…

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