Health-related quality of life using the SF-36 in patients with bipolar disorder compared with patients with chronic back pain and the general population.

@article{Arnold2000HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life using the SF-36 in patients with bipolar disorder compared with patients with chronic back pain and the general population.},
  author={Lesley M. Arnold and K A Witzeman and Michael L Swank and Susan L McElroy and Paul E. Keck},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2000},
  volume={57 1-3},
  pages={235-9}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to assess and compare the health-related quality of life of patients with bipolar disorder and chronic back pain and, in turn, to compare these results with those previously generated for the general population. METHODS Subjects were patients with bipolar disorder (n=44), a comparison group of chronic back pain patients (n=30), and a population-based control sample (n=2,474). Health-related quality of life was assessed using the Medical Outcomes Study… CONTINUE READING

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