TITLE

Anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress during ICU recovery

AUTHOR(S)
Walker, Rachel
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Queensland Nurse;Dec2012, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress during intensive care unit (ICU) recovery. Patients with these emotional problems struggle with everyday activities like working and interacting with family and friends, which is due to various factors which include female gender, smoking, and alcohol use. After discharge, patients are assessed three times to understand the role of anxiety so that intervention can be developed to minimize anxiety.
ACCESSION #
84762530

 

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