Psychiatric Profile and Attention Deficits in POTS
- There was no increased prevalence of major depression or anxiety disorders in patients with POTS compared with the general population.
- Patients with POTS had:
- Mild depression.
- Moderate anxiety score according to the Beck Anxiety Inventory, but not a high level of anxiety sensitivity—this means patients appear anxious without cognitive anxiety.
- Significantly higher inattention and ADHD scores than control subjects.
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