Journal article

Comparison of health-related quality of life among men with different co-existing severe mental disorders in treatment for substance use.

Ana Adan, Julia E Marquez-Arrico, Gail Gilchrist

Health Qual Life Outcomes | Published : 2017

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Patient-perceived health-related quality of life has become an important outcome in health care as an indicator of treatment effectiveness and recovery for patients with substance use disorder. As no study has assessed health-related quality of life among male patients with substance use disorder and co-existing severe mental illness, we compared health-related quality of life among patients with substance use disorder and the following severe mental illness diagnosis in Barcelona, Spain: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and examined the associations with clinically related variables. Additionally, we compared results for health-related quality of life ..

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