This session focuses on the prevalence of depression & anxiety in both individuals with CF & caregivers. The session focuses on the published results from the TIDES study, the International Guidelines on Mental Health in CF & on implementation & dissemination of these guidelines.
Summarize the prevalence of depressive & anxious symptoms among individuals with CF & parent caregivers.
Identify how psychological symptoms negatively affect disease management, including adherence, clinic attendance, health outcomes & quality of life.
Identify evidence-based intervention strategies that address symptoms of depression & anxiety.