Table 3

Characteristics of six PAH patients and psychological distress

IDAge (years)SexTreatmentSide-effectsMean PAPWHO-FCAll-day oxygenPHQ-9
score
GAD-7
score
A60sMOralNone38II+116
B30sMSubcutaneous injection+oralSubcu-taneous injection-site pain42II137
C40sMOralFatigue45II1010
D50sFOralNausea, foot-pain, fatigue34II1420
E20sFIntravenous
+oral
Foot pain, jaw pain,
Hot-flushes
49II+1513
F20sFOralnausea66II122
Mean45.7
SD11.3
Mean12.5
SD1.9
Mean9.7
SD6.3
  • F, female; GAD-7, 7-item Generalised Anxiety Disorder questionnaire; M, male; PAH, pulmonary arterial hypertension; PAP, pulmonary arterial pressure; PHQ-9, 9-item Patient Health Questionnaire; WHO-FC, WHO-Functional Class.