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Treating PTSD In Heart Kids And Their Families

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The mental and emotional impact of a child’s heart condition can last long after treatment has gotten the physical symptoms under control.

For some heart kids and their families, these effects can be debilitating. I’ve heard many heart parents ask if what they’re experiencing is possibly post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Read More

Barb Roessner

Hi, I'm Barb, and I'm a Physician Assistant and coordinator of the Heart Failure and Transplant Program at Children's Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha. I work with patients and families at every step of the journey, from diagnosing their child's heart condition to my favorite part—calling them to say "We have a heart."