Data on burden of pulmonary arterial hypertension are mostly limited to physical and clinical endpoints as well as quality of life, and research on employment, work productivity, and educational background is scarce, say the authors of this article for “Frontiers in Psychiatry”. The aim of this study was to assess the impact of pulmonary arterial hypertension on employment status and work productivity in Germany.
In a multi-center cross-sectional survey, 212 patients were surveyed (72% female; median, 57 years) patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension were surveyed in two large pulmonary hypertension referral centres in Germany.
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Jan Fuge, Da-Hee Park, Thomas von Lengerke, Manuel J. Richter, Henning Gall, Hossein A. Ghofrani, Jan C. Kamp, Marius M. Hoeper and Karen M. Olsson, Front. Psychiatry, 08 February 2022, Sec. Psychological Therapy and Psychosomatics, Volume 12 – 2021, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2021.781532