Anxiety and depression in cancer patients: relation between the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale and the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Core Quality of Life Questionnaire.

@article{Skarstein2000AnxietyAD,
  title={Anxiety and depression in cancer patients: relation between the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale and the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Core Quality of Life Questionnaire.},
  author={Jon Skarstein and Nina Aass and Sophie D Fossa and Eva Skovlund and Alv Andreas Dahl},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={2000},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={27-34}
}
BACKGROUND The emotional functioning (EF) dimension of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire (EORTC QLQ C33) and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) evaluate anxiety and depression. We wanted to compare cancer patients' responses to EF with those to HADS, as well as the impact of anxiety and depression on the quality of life (QL) dimensions of the EORTC QLQ C33. METHOD A total of 568 cancer patients completed both the EORTC… CONTINUE READING