Design of new questionnaires to measure quality of life and treatment satisfaction in hypothyroidism.

  title={Design of new questionnaires to measure quality of life and treatment satisfaction in hypothyroidism.},
  author={Carolyn Vivienne McMillan and Cathy Bradley and Ashley Woodcock and Salman Razvi and Jolanta U. Weaver},
  journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association},
  volume={14 11},
INTRODUCTION This paper reports work undertaken to design two new condition-specific questionnaires for use in hypothyroidism: the Underactive Thyroid-Dependent Quality of Life Questionnaire (ThyDQoL) and the Underactive Thyroid Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire (ThyTSQ). METHODS Semistructured interviews exploring quality of life (QoL) and experiences of treatment were conducted with 30 women and 8 men with hypothyroidism, (mean age, 51.9; range, 29-79 years), 37 of 38 treated with… CONTINUE READING

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