European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 2002; 11(4):151-161
With kind permission of Springer Science and Business Media.
European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Volume 11, No. 4, 2002, pp. 151-161, "Psychopathology in children from familles with blood disorders: a cross-national study", H Sadowski, I. Kolvin, C Clemente et al. © Steinkpoff Verlag 2002.
Background: This study examines the prevalence of psychiatric disorders in affected and in unaffected siblings from families with haemophilia or B-thalassaemia. Method: Based on data derived from a cross-sectional and multi-centre study into the resilience of 115 families with blood disorders. Sociodemographic and developmental data were collected from the parent using a standardised and semi-structured interview, and medical data were elicited from the attending clinician.