Physical, psychological, and social aspects of quality of life in filarial lymphedema patients in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

@article{Wijesinghe2015PhysicalPA,
  title={Physical, psychological, and social aspects of quality of life in filarial lymphedema patients in Colombo, Sri Lanka.},
  author={Rushika Shalindri Wijesinghe and Ananda Rajitha Wickremasinghe},
  journal={Asia-Pacific journal of public health},
  year={2015},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={NP2690-701}
}
Quality of life (QOL) was assessed in 141 filarial lymphedema patients and 128 healthy people in the Colombo district, Sri Lanka, by administering modified, translated, and validated (in Sri Lanka) versions of the Short Form 36 health survey questionnaire (SF-36) and the 30-item General Health questionnaire (GHQ-30). The GHQ-30 assesses the current mental… CONTINUE READING