Is adherence to drug treatment correlated with health-related quality of life?

@article{Ct2003IsAT,
  title={Is adherence to drug treatment correlated with health-related quality of life?},
  author={Isabelle C{\^o}t{\'e} and Karen Farris and David Ii Feeny},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={12},
  pages={621-633}
}
Background: Adherence to drug treatment and health-related quality of life (HRQL) are two distinct concepts. Generally one would expect a positive relationship between the two. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between adherence and HRQL. Methods: HRQL was measured using the physical and mental summary measures of the RAND-12 (PHC-12, MHC-12), the SF-12 (PCS-12, MCS-12), HUI-2 and HUI-3. Adherence was assessed using Morisky's instrument. Three longitudinal… CONTINUE READING

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