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Whilst Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (or ICD's) are known to be lifesaving devices, they're not always viewed by recipients or their partners as "friends". In fact patients and their partners often experience feelings of distress, including depression and anxiety, whilst living with an ICD .
In this 35 minute audio recording, psychologist Michael Parle taps into the common feelings and responses often associated with the device and provides some simple strategies to improve the confidence for anyone living with an ICD.
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