Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Launches Mental Health Video Series

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The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has recently launched a series of videos tackling the issue of mental health and cystic fibrosis.

MORE: Learn more about the emotional wellness of children or adolescent CF patients.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gz7TEwa–po

In this video, Dr. Anna Georgiopoulos explains that generally, anxiety in cystic fibrosis patients is treated the same way as in non-cystic fibrosis patients. However, talking about the CF-related issues that cause you anxiety should be part of your treatment.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5B1e_x2YFmk

In this Cystic Fibrosis Foundation video, Dr. Anna Georgiopoulos talks about some of the common symptoms of depression including loss of interest in things you used to love doing.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7IkfX0A3XA

In this video, Dr. Anna Georgiopoulos explains that everyone experiences anxiety from time to time but it’s important to know when your anxiety begins to affect your everyday life.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXl27-cpl7M

In this video, Dr. Anna Georgiopoulos talks about how important it is for parents and caregivers of cystic fibrosis patients to look after their own mental health.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fyU7l61Bf0

In this video, Dr. Anna Georgiopoulos talks about the importance of raising any issues you have with depression or anxiety with your healthcare team.

MORE: Read our list of seven physical clues that could indicate you’re suffering from depression. 

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