Factors influencing health-related quality of life of Asians with anxiety disorders in Singapore

  title={Factors influencing health-related quality of life of Asians with anxiety disorders in Singapore},
  author={Nan Luo and Calvin Soon-Leng Fones and Julian Thumboo and Shu Chuen Li},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
As little is known about health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in Asians with anxiety disorders, we assessed HRQoL in Singaporeans with anxiety disorders and identified factors influencing their HRQoL. Outpatients with anxiety disorders (n = 119) attending a hospital psychiatric clinic completed the Short Form 36 Health Survey (SF-36), Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI) and General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12). SF-36 score reduction from population norms (quantified as the number of standard… CONTINUE READING
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