The impact of thyroid eye disease upon patients' wellbeing: a qualitative analysis.
Quinn, Anthony G.
TypeResearch Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
RightsArchived with thanks to Clinical endocrinology
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Previous studies using quality of life (QoL) questionnaires have shown poor QoL in patients with thyroid eye disease (TED). However, predetermined questionnaires limit in-depth investigation of psychosocial and emotional effects of TED. A qualitative approach allows detailed exploration of patients' perceptions of wellbeing and can capture their lived experiences.