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ea0011p612 | Neuroendocrinology and behaviour | ECE2006

Positive correlation between AcroQol and SF-36 and negative with BDI in sample of 60 acromegalics

Abreu M , Carvalho D , Vinha E , Webb S , Medina JL

Quality of Life (QoL) is a very important issue in the management of a chronic disease like acromegaly. Recently the AcroQol questionnaire was developed to evaluate the QoL in different acromegalic populations. We decided to compare the scores of AcroQol and 2 other different questionnaires: one related to general well-being (SF-36) and the other to evaluate depression (BDI). We preformed a cross-sectional evaluation of a sample of 60 Portuguese acromegalics, 20 men and 40 wom...