Please join us in congratulating Fiona Copeland, our former Chair, in being awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) for her tireless work for the PCD Support UK charity in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list!
Live recording of PCD Live: Psychosocial aspects of PCD. Presented by Marieke Verkleij and hosted by Lucy Dixon from the PCD Family Support Group UK on Thursday 26th November.
Marieke is from the department of medical psychology at Amsterdam University Medical Centers (the Netherlands), and coordinator of the European (ECFS) Mental Health Working Group.
What’s the talk about?
Individuals with a chronic lung disease are at risk for developing symptoms of anxiety and depression. Marieke will show the results of her study conducted in Amsterdam UMC where she investigated anxiety and depression in children with PCD, as well as their caregivers and adults with PCD.