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Acupuncture and physical exercise for affective symptoms and health-related quality of life in polycystic ovary syndrome: secondary analysis from a randomized controlled trial


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Title: Acupuncture and physical exercise for affective symptoms and health-related quality of life in polycystic ovary syndrome: secondary analysis from a randomized controlled trial
Authors: Stener-Victorin, Elisabet
Holm, Göran
Janson, Per O
Gustafson, Deborah
Waern, Margda
Issue Date: 13-Jun-2013
Publication type: article, peer reviewed scientific
Organization: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden</p>
Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2013 Jun 13;13(1):131
Abstract: Abstract Background Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have symptoms of depression and anxiety and impaired health related quality of life (HRQoL). Here we test the post-hoc hypothesis that acupuncture and exercise improve depression and anxiety symptoms and HRQoL in PCOS women. Methods Seventy-two PCOS women were randomly assigned to 16 weeks of 1) acupuncture (n = 28); 2) exercise (n = 29); or 3) no interven... more
ISBN: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6882-13-131
Description: © 2013 Stener-Victorin et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/33154
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