Background: The impact of Parkinson's disease (PD) on the quality of life of both patients and their carers has not been well documented. Objective: This study describes the health status of both PD patients and caregivers as measured on a generic measure of health status (SF-12), and then explores to what extent patient self-reported health, as measured on the disease-specific Parkinson's Disease Questionnaire (PDQ-39), is associated with carer strain and self-reported quality of life. Metho...Expand abstract
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Does self-reported well-being of patients with Parkinson's disease influence caregiver strain and quality of life?
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