Patients at high risk for psychiatric symptoms after a stay in the intensive care unit

Posted by on April 20, 2016 7:16 pm
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Results of a multi-institutional national study of nearly 700 people who survived life-threatening illness with a stay in an intensive care unit suggest that a substantial majority of them are at high risk for persistent depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder — especially if they are female, young and unemployed.

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