The HERO study was an international, multidisciplinary research project conducted to help build a solid understanding of life with hemophilia as experienced by people with hemophilia, parents of children with hemophilia, and their health care providers.
Where was HERO conducted?
The HERO study took place in 10 countries, and 1236 people completed the survey. In the United States, 189 adults with hemophilia and 190 parents of children with hemophilia participated.
Psychosocial issues are whatever affects your emotions or how you interact with others, such as your attitudes about hemophilia, dreams and aspirations, or social interactions. These issues are often influenced by your age, cultural/ethnic background, personal values, socioeconomic position, or your access to medical care and level of treatment.