Journal article

Cognitive function, mood and health-related quality of life in hepatitis C virus (HCV)-monoinfected and HIV/HCV-coinfected individuals commencing HCV treatment

HH Thein, P Maruff, M Krahn, JM Kaldor, DJ Koorey, BJ Brew, GJ Dore

HIV MEDICINE | BLACKWELL PUBLISHING | Published : 2007

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study was to examine cognitive function, mood and health-related quality of life (HRQOL), and their interrelationships, among hepatitis C virus (HCV)-monoinfected and HIV/HCV-coinfected individuals. METHODS: Baseline neuropsychological and HRQOL measures of HCV-monoinfected and HIV/HCV-coinfected individuals commencing HCV treatment were examined from a prospective cohort study conducted between April 2003 and August 2005 in Sydney, Australia. Participants' neuropsychological performance and HRQOL were measured using computer-based battery, Trail Making Tests (TMT), Depression Anxiety Stress Scales (DASS), the Hepatitis Quality of Life Questionnaire (HQLQ), and the..

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