Functional and psychosocial impact of oral disorders and quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS

  title={Functional and psychosocial impact of oral disorders and quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS},
  author={M{\^a}nia de Quadros Coelho and Jairo Matozinhos Cordeiro and Andr{\'e}ia Maria Duarte Vargas and Andrea Maria Eleut{\'e}rio de Barros Lima Martins and Tracey Rosa and Maria In{\^e}s Barreiros Senna and Raquel Conceiç{\~a}o Ferreira},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
This study compared the Quality of Life (QOL) according to the presence of functional and psychosocial impact of oral disorders and evaluated the convergent validity between the dimensions of the WHOQOL and the OHIP-14 scores among people living with HIV. This was a cross-sectional study with patients enrolled in reference centres of a midsize Brazilian city. Interviews were conducted when the participants arrived at the centres seeking services for medical appointments and collecting medicines… CONTINUE READING
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