Effect of chronic diseases and associated psychological distress on health-related quality of life.

@article{Keles2007EffectOC,
  title={Effect of chronic diseases and associated psychological distress on health-related quality of life.},
  author={Hakan Keles and Aydanur Ekici and Mehmet Ekici and Emel Bulcun and Volkan Altinkaya},
  journal={Internal medicine journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={6-11}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to clarify the correlations between the presence of comorbidities and psychological distress and health-related quality of life (HRQL). This was a population-based cross-sectional study. METHODS Parents and grandparents of students from seven randomly selected primary schools in the city centre were asked to answer questionnaires sent by their children. All subjects were questioned for somatic diseases, psychological distress and HRQL by Health… CONTINUE READING