Impact of cervical dystonia on quality of life

Camfield, Laura, Ben-Shlomo, Yoav, Warner, Thomas T and , Epidemiological Study of Dystonia in Europe Collaborative Group (2002) Impact of cervical dystonia on quality of life. Movement Disorders, 17 (4). pp. 838-41. ISSN 0885-3185

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Abstract

We studied the effect of cervical dystonia on quality of life in a cohort of 289 patients by using a generic health status measurement scale (SF36). Cervical dystonia had a significant negative impact on quality of life compared with age-matched general population data. This negative impact was comparable to that seen in multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and stroke.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright 2002 Movement Disorder Society
Uncontrolled Keywords: activities of daily living,adult,aged,cross-sectional studies,female,great britain,health status,humans,male,middle aged,psychometrics,quality of life,reproducibility of results,torticollis
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of International Development
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Groups > Education
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Groups > Life Course, Migration and Wellbeing
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Groups > Gender
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Groups > Impact Evaluation
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2014 15:42
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2018 09:05
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/45565
DOI: 10.1002/mds.10127

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