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J Nephropathol. 2013;2(1): 1-3.
doi: 10.5812/nephropathol.8968
PMID: 24475419
PMCID: PMC3886172
Scopus ID: 84877100316
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Editorial

Psychological impact of chronic kidney disease among children and adolescents: Not rare and not benign

Farahnak Assadi 1 *

1 Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois - USA.
*Corresponding author: Prof. Farahnak Assadi , Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nephrology, Rush University Medical- Center, Chicago, USA. Tel: +1610-525-0209, Fax: +1610-525-0209, Farahnak_Assadi@rush.edu
Keywords: Chronic kidney disease, End-stage renal disease, Psychological disorders, Growth impairment

Implication for health policy/practice/research/medical education:

Children with kidney disease and their families should be educated about the importance of potential benefits of routine psychological evaluations through the chronic kidney disease course. Peer groups of children with chronic kidney disease enable participants to share their experiences and support each other during this time of maturation.

Please cite this paper as: Assadi F. Psychological impact of chronic kidney disease among children and adolescents: Not rare and not benign. J Nephropathology. 2013; 2(1):1-3. DOI: 10.5812/nephropathol.8968

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