The impact of blepharospasm and cervical dystonia on health-related quality of life and depression

@article{Mller2002TheIO,
  title={The impact of blepharospasm and cervical dystonia on health-related quality of life and depression},
  author={J{\"o}rg Rudolf M{\"u}ller and Georg Kemmler and Joerg Wissel and Alexander Schneider and Bernhard Voller and Johannes Grossmann and Jessica Diez and Nils Homann and Gregor Karl Wenning and Peter Schnider and Werner Poewe},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2002},
  volume={249},
  pages={842-846}
}
The aim of the study was to evaluate and compare health-related quality of life (HR-QoL) and depression in essential blepharospasm (BSP) and idiopathic cervical dystonia (CD), to identify the clinical and demographic factors associated with poor HR-QoL in both disorders and to analyse the effect of Botulinum Toxin A (BtxA) therapy. Two hundred-twenty consecutive patients with BSP (N = 89, 62 % women, mean age 64 years, mean disease duration 7 years) and CD (N = 131, 64 % women, mean age 53… CONTINUE READING
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