Psychiatric morbidity and different treatment modalities in children with chronic kidney disease

Dinc G. S., Cak T., Kultur E. C., Bilginer Y., Kul M., Topaloglu R.

ARCHIVES DE PEDIATRIE, vol.26, no.5, pp.263-267, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.arcped.2019.05.013
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.263-267
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a potentially life-threatening condition leading to various psychosocial problems associated with different treatment modalities in addition to their medical advantages and disadvantages. The aim of this study was to evaluate the psychiatric morbidity in children with CKD in terms of different treatment modalities in comparison to healthy peers. In addition, parental attitudes and psychiatric symptoms in this group of mothers were examined.