Fatigue and depressive symptoms associated with chronic viral hepatitis patients. health-related quality of life (HRQOL).

@article{Karaivazoglou2010FatigueAD,
  title={Fatigue and depressive symptoms associated with chronic viral hepatitis patients. health-related quality of life (HRQOL).},
  author={Katerina Karaivazoglou and Gregoris Iconomou and Christos Triantos and Thomas Hyphantis and Konstantinos C. Thomopoulos and Maria Lagadinou and Charalambos Gogos and Chryssoula Labropoulou-Karatza and Konstantinos Assimakopoulos},
  journal={Annals of hepatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={419-27}
}
BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE It is well established that chronic viral hepatitis (CVH) negatively affects patients . health-related quality of life (HRQOL). The aim of the present study was to assess the extent to which fatigue and depressive symptoms are associated with CVH patients. HRQOL. METHODS Eighty-four adult CVH outpatients [45 with hepatitis B virus (HBV) and 39 with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection] participated in the study. The Short Form-36 Health Survey (SF-36), the Beck… CONTINUE READING

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