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Zeitschrift

Health and Quality of Life Outcomes

Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 1/2012

Ausgabe 1/2012

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 156 Artikel )

01.12.2012 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

The Chinese version of the Myocardial Infarction Dimensional Assessment Scale (MIDAS): Mokken scaling

Roger Watson, Wenru Wang, Chantal F Ski, David R Thompson

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Challenges in access to health services and its impact on quality of life: a randomised population-based survey within Turkish speaking immigrants in London

Kenan Topal, Erhan Eser, Ismail Sanberk, Elizabeth Bayliss, Esra Saatci

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Validation of a Greek version of the oral health impact profile (OHIP-14) for use among adults

Vassilia Papagiannopoulou, Constantine J Oulis, William Papaioannou, George Antonogeorgos, John Yfantopoulos

01.12.2012 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

A systematic review of quality of life instruments in long-term breast cancer survivors

Ishveen Chopra, Khalid M Kamal

01.12.2012 | Letter to the Editor | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Questions of Copyright

Caroline Anfray, Marie-Pierre Emery, Katrin Conway, Catherine Acquadro

01.12.2012 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Health related quality of life among adolescents with premenstrual disorders: a cross sectional study

Mahin Delara, Fazlollah Ghofranipour, Parviz Azadfallah, Sedigheh Sadat Tavafian, Anoushirvan Kazemnejad, Ali Montazeri

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Validation of the self-management ability scale (SMAS) and development and validation of a shorter scale (SMAS-S) among older patients shortly after hospitalisation

Jane M Cramm, Mathilde MH Strating, Paul L de Vreede, Nardi Steverink, Anna P Nieboer

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

The influence of oral health conditions, socioeconomic status and home environment factors on schoolchildren's self-perception of quality of life

Janice S Paula, Isabel CG Leite, Anderso B Almeida, Glaucia MB Ambrosano, Antônio C Pereira, Fábio L Mialhe

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Health utility after emergency medical admission: a cross-sectional survey

Steve W Goodacre, Richard W Wilson, Mike Bradburn, Martina Santarelli, Jon P Nicholl

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Quality of life of caregivers with relatives suffering from mental illness in Hong Kong: roles of caregiver characteristics, caregiving burdens, and satisfaction with psychiatric services

Daniel Fu Keung Wong, Angus Yuk Kit Lam, Sau Kam Chan, Shuk Fan Chan

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the Greek Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire

Nick Kontodimopoulos, Eleni Arvanitaki, Vassilis H Aletras, Dimitris Niakas

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Oral health related quality of life in pregnant and post partum women in two social network domains; predominantly home-based and work-based networks

Gabriela A Lamarca, Maria do C Leal, Anna TT Leao, Aubrey Sheiham, Mario V Vettore

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Assessment of cardiometabolic risk among shift workers in Hungary

György Jermendy, Judit Nádas, Ilona Hegyi, István Vasas, Tibor Hidvégi

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Reliability and validity of the Norwegian child and parent versions of the DISABKIDS Chronic Generic Module (DCGM-37) and Diabetes-Specific Module (DSM-10)

Dag Helge Frøisland, Trond Markestad, Tore Wentzel-Larsen, Torild Skrivarhaug, Knut Dahl-Jørgensen, Marit Graue

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Evaluation of health related quality of life in irritable bowel syndrome patients

Raika Jamali, Arsia Jamali, Maryam Poorrahnama, Abdollah Omidi, Bardia Jamali, Neda Moslemi, Reza Ansari, Shahab Dolatshahi, Naser Ebrahimi Daryani

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

The proxy problem anatomized: child-parent disagreement in health related quality of life reports of chronically ill adolescents

Jane NT Sattoe, AnneLoes van Staa, Henriëtte A Moll, On Your Own Feet Research Group

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

An assessment of the construct validity of the ASCOT measure of social care-related quality of life with older people

Juliette N Malley, Ann-Marie Towers, Ann P Netten, John E Brazier, Julien E Forder, Terry Flynn

01.12.2012 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Discussing study limitations in reports of biomedical studies- the need for more transparency

Milo A Puhan, Elie A Akl, Dianne Bryant, Feng Xie, Giovanni Apolone, Gerben ter Riet

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

The Achilles tendon total rupture score: a study of responsiveness, internal consistency and convergent validity on patients with acute Achilles tendon ruptures

Rebecca S Kearney, Juul Achten, Sarah E Lamb, Nicholas Parsons, Matthew L Costa

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Validity and reliability of the Iranian version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ 4.0 (PedsQL™) Generic Core Scales in children

Parisa Amiri, Ghazaleh Eslamian, Parvin Mirmiran, Niloofar Shiva, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Fereidoun Azizi

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

The validity and precision of the leicester cough questionnaire in COPD patients with chronic cough

Farida F Berkhof, Lisenka N Boom, Nynke E ten Hertog, Steven M Uil, Huib AM Kerstjens, Jan WK van den Berg

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Physical activity and change in quality of life during menopause -an 8-year follow-up study

Jaana M Moilanen, Anna-Mari Aalto, Jani Raitanen, Elina Hemminki, Arja R Aro, Riitta Luoto

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Development of six PROMIS pediatrics proxy-report item banks

Debra E Irwin, Heather E Gross, Brian D Stucky, David Thissen, Esi Morgan DeWitt, Jin Shei Lai, Dagmar Amtmann, Leyla Khastou, James W Varni, Darren A DeWalt

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Preliminary development and psychometric evaluation of an unmet needs measure for adolescents and young adults with cancer: the Cancer Needs Questionnaire - Young People (CNQ-YP)

Tara Clinton-McHarg, Mariko Carey, Rob Sanson-Fisher, Catherine D'Este, Anthony Shakeshaft

01.12.2012 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Measurement equivalence of the SF-36 in the canadian multicentre osteoporosis study

Lisa M Lix, Beliz Acan Osman, Jonathan D Adachi, Tanveer Towheed, Wilma Hopman, K Shawn Davison, William D Leslie

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Stress and health related quality of life of Nepalese students studying in South Korea: A cross sectional study

Pratibha Bhandari

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Impact of self-rated osteoarthritis severity in an employed population: Cross-sectional analysis of data from the national health and wellness survey

Marco daCosta DiBonaventura, Shaloo Gupta, Margaret McDonald, Alesia Sadosky, Dan Pettitt, Stuart Silverman

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Factors associated with non-response in routine use of patient reported outcome measures after elective surgery in England

Andrew Hutchings, Jenny Neuburger, Kirstin Grosse Frie, Nick Black, Jan van der Meulen

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Construction of the descriptive system for the assessment of quality of life AQoL-6D utility instrument

Jeffrey RJ Richardson, Stuart J Peacock, Graeme Hawthorne, Angelo Iezzi, Gerald Elsworth, Neil A Day

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Linguistic validation of translation of the self-assessment goal achievement (saga) questionnaire from English

Elisabeth Piault, Sameepa Doshi, Barbara A Brandt, Çolpan Angün, Christopher J Evans, Agneta Bergqvist, Jeffrey Trocio

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Experiences of patients with chronic gastrointestinal conditions: in their own words

Jennifer B McCormick, Rachel R Hammer, Ruth M Farrell, Gail Geller, Katherine M James, Edward V Loftus Jr, Mary Beth Mercer, Jon C Tilburt, Richard R Sharp

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Patient-reported physical activity questionnaires: A systematic review of content and format

Kate Williams, Anja Frei, Anders Vetsch, Fabienne Dobbels, Milo A Puhan, Katja Rüdell

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

The application of the drug user quality of life scale (DUQOL) in Australia

Carlos Zubaran, Jonathan Emerson, Rishi Sud, Elham Zolfaghari, Katia Foresti

01.12.2012 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

The Chinese version of the cardiac depression scale: Mokken scaling

Roger Watson, Wenru Wang, David L Hare, Chantal F Ski, David R Thompson

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Using Rasch rating scale model to reassess the psychometric properties of the Persian version of the PedsQLTM 4.0 Generic Core Scales in school children

Peyman Jafari, Zahra Bagheri, Seyyed Mohamad Taghi Ayatollahi, Zahra Soltani

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Impact of psychological problems in chemical warfare survivors with severe ophthalmologic complication, a cross sectional study

Gholamhosein Ghaedi, Hassan Ghasemi, Batool Mousavi, Mohammad Reza Soroush, Parvin Rahnama, Farhad Jafari, Siamak Afshin-Majd, Maryam Sadeghi Naeeni, Mohammad Mehdi Naghizadeh

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Participation and quality of life in children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health

Roxanna M Bendixen, Claudia Senesac, Donovan J Lott, Krista Vandenborne

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

The discriminative power of the EuroQol visual analog scale is sensitive to survey language in Singapore

Nan Luo, Sheng-Qun Cang, Hui-Min Joanne Quah, Choon-How How, Ee Guan Tay

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Health-related quality of life advantage of long-acting injectable antipsychotic treatment for schizophrenia: a time trade-off study

Richard H Osborne, Andrew Dalton, Judy Hertel, Rudolf Schrover, Dell Kingsford Smith

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Efficacy-mediated effects of spirituality and physical activity on quality of life: A path analysis

James F Konopack, Edward McAuley

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Identification of aspects of functioning, disability and health relevant to patients experiencing vertigo: a qualitative study using the international classification of functioning, disability and health

Martin Mueller, Edith Schuster, Ralf Strobl, Eva Grill

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

EQ-5D™-derived utility values for different levels of migraine severity from a UK sample of migraineurs

Megan R Stafford, Asha Hareendran, Daisy S Ng-Mak, Ralph P Insinga, Ruifeng Xu, Donald E Stull

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Distance saturation product predicts health–related quality of life among sarcoidosis patients

Julie M Bourbonnais, Subramanian Malaisamy, Bhavinkumar D Dalal, Priyan C Samarakoon, Swapna R Parikh, Lobelia Samavati

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Comparison of health-related quality of life among patients using atypical antipsychotics for treatment of depression: results from the National Health and Wellness Survey

Iftekhar Kalsekar, Jan-Samuel Wagner, Marco DiBonaventura, Jay Bates, Robert Forbes, Tony Hebden

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Hemoglobin A1c improvements and better diabetes-specific quality of life among participants completing diabetes self-management programs: A nested cohort study

Abhinav Khanna, Amber L Bush, J Michael Swint, Melissa Fleschler Peskin, Richard L Street Jr, Aanand D Naik

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Developing a new self-reported scale of oral health outcomes for 5-year-old children (SOHO-5)

Georgios Tsakos, Yvonne I Blair, Huda Yusuf, William Wright, Richard G Watt, Lorna M D Macpherson

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Parental stress when caring for a child with cancer in Jordan: a cross-sectional survey

Rami Masa’Deh, Jacqueline Collier, Carol Hall

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Quality of life in patients with acne in Erbil city

Kameran Hassan Ismail, Khalis Bilal Mohammed-Ali

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Posttraumatic growth, depressive symptoms, posttraumatic stress symptoms, post-migration stressors and quality of life in multi-traumatized psychiatric outpatients with a refugee background in Norway

Dinu-Stefan Teodorescu, Johan Siqveland, Trond Heir, Edvard Hauff, Tore Wentzel-Larsen, Lars Lien

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the disease-specific health-related quality of life instrument VascuQoL in a Swedish setting

Joakim Nordanstig, Jan Karlsson, Monica Pettersson, Christine Wann-Hansson

01.12.2012 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Enhancing rigour in the validation of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs): bridging linguistic and psychometric testing

Gwerfyl Roberts, Seren Roberts, Richard Tranter, Rhiannon Whitaker, Emma Bedson, Siobhan Tranter, Delyth Prys, Heledd Owen, Yvonne Sylvestre

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the German version of the MacNew heart disease health-related quality of life questionnaire

Lukas Gramm, Erik Farin, Wilfried H Jaeckel

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Reliability and validity of the Chinese version of the Psoriasis Disability Index (PDI) in Chinese patients with psoriasis

Zehui He, Chuanjian Lu, Aihua Ou, Jiqian Fang, Dongmei Wang, Jingwen Deng, Zhongzhao Zhang, Jingjie Yu

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Short form of the Changes in Outlook Questionnaire: Translation and validation of the Chinese version

Yinyin Zang, Nigel C Hunt, Tom Cox, Stephen Joseph

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Validation of the Japanese version of the EORTC hepatocellular carcinoma-specific quality of life questionnaire module (QLQ-HCC18)

Naoko Mikoshiba, Ryosuke Tateishi, Makoto Tanaka, Tomoko Sakai, Jane M Blazeby, Norihiro Kokudo, Kazuhiko Koike, Keiko Kazuma

01.12.2012 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Validity and reliability of the Korean version of the pediatric quality of life ESRD module

Ki-Soo Park, Min Hyun Cho, Il Soo Ha, Hee Gyung Kang, Hae Il Cheong, Young Seo Park, Yoon Jung Lee, Joo Hoon Lee, Hee Yeon Cho

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Health-related quality of life among children with mental health problems: a population-based approach

Michelle Dey, Meichun Mohler-Kuo, Markus A Landolt

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Translation and validation of the EORTC brain cancer module (EORTC QLQ-BN20) for use in Iran

Alireza Khoshnevisan, Mir Saeed Yekaninejad, Shahab Kamali Ardakani, Amir H Pakpour, Azam Mardani, Neil K Aaronson

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Quality of life among tuberculosis (TB), TB retreatment and/or TB-HIV co-infected primary public health care patients in three districts in South Africa

Julia Louw, Karl Peltzer, Pamela Naidoo, Gladys Matseke, Gugu Mchunu, Bomkazi Tutshana

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

The PedsQL™ Oral Health Scale: feasibility, reliability and validity of the Brazilian Portuguese version

Cristiane B Bendo, Saul M Paiva, Claudia M Viegas, Miriam P Vale, James W Varni

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Health related quality of life outcomes for unresectable stage III or IV melanoma patients receiving ipilimumab treatment

Dennis A Revicki, Alfons JM van den Eertwegh, Paul Lorigan, Celeste Lebbe, Gerald Linette, Christian H Ottensmeier, Shima Safikhani, Marianne Messina, Axel Hoos, Samuel Wagner, Srividya Kotapati

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Validation of the osteoporosis quality of life questionnaire QUALEFFO-41 for the Serbian population

Ivana Tadic, Nada Vujasinovic Stupar, Ljiljana Tasic, Dejan Stevanovic, Aleksandar Dimic, Bojana Stamenkovic, Sonja Stojanovic, Sasa Milenkovic

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Development and validation of a new Arrhythmia-Specific questionnaire in Tachycardia and Arrhythmia (ASTA) with focus on symptom burden

Ulla Walfridsson, Kristofer Arestedt, Anna Stromberg

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

QLiS – development of a schizophrenia-specific quality-of-life scale

Michael Franz, Michael Fritz, Bernd Gallhofer, Thorsten Meyer

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Long term follow-up of health-related quality of life in young adults born very preterm or with a very low birth weight

Gijsbert Verrips, Leonoor Brouwer, Ton Vogels, Erik Taal, Constance Drossaert, David Feeny, Marieke Verheijden, Pauline Verloove-Vanhorick

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

The relationship between quality of life, health and care transition: an empirical comparison in an older post-acute population

Leah Couzner, Julie Ratcliffe, Maria Crotty

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Associations between demographic, disease related, and treatment pathway related variables and health related quality of life in primary care patients with coronary heart disease

Lena Kramer, Oliver Hirsch, Kathrin Schlöβler, Susanne Träger, Erika Baum, Norbert Donner-Banzhoff

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Mortality and health-related quality of life in prevalent dialysis patients: Comparison between 12-items and 36-items short-form health survey

Tone Brit Hortemo Østhus, Valjbona Tiric Preljevic, Leiv Sandvik, Torbjørn Leivestad, Inger Hilde Nordhus, Toril Dammen, Ingrid Os

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

A Malay version of the Child Oral Impacts on Daily Performances (Child-OIDP) index: assessing validity and reliability

Zamros YM Yusof, Nasruddin Jaafar

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Prevalence and impacts of poor sleep on quality of life and associated factors of good sleepers in a sample of older Chinese adults

Catherine MH Lo, Paul H Lee

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Factorial validation of the patient assessment of chronic illness care (PACIC) and PACIC short version (PACIC-S) among cardiovascular disease patients in the Netherlands

Jane Murray Cramm, Anna Petra Nieboer

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Validation of a new tool to assess health-related quality of life in psoriasis: the PSO-LIFE questionnaire

Esteban Dauden, Enrique Herrera, Lluis Puig, José Luis Sánchez-Carazo, Jaime Toribio, Ma Teresa Caloto, Gonzalo Nocea, Montse Roset, Nuria Lara

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Development of the multi-attribute Adolescent Health Utility Measure (AHUM)

Kathleen M Beusterien, Jean-Ezra Yeung, Francis Pang, John Brazier

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in different clinical subgroups with typical AFL who have undergone cavo-tricuspid isthmus ablation

Javier García Seara, Francisco Gude, Pilar Cabanas, José L Martínez-Sande, Xesús Fernández López, Antonio Hernández Madrid, Concepción Moro, José González Juanatey R

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Changes in health-related quality of life in people with morbid obesity attending a learning and mastery course. A longitudinal study with 12-months follow-up

Randi Andenæs, May S Fagermoen, Hilde Eide, Anners Lerdal

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

The assessment of generalized anxiety disorder: psychometric validation of the Spanish version of the self-administered GAD-2 scale in daily medical practice

Javier García-Campayo, Enric Zamorano, Miguel A Ruiz, María Pérez-Páramo, Vanessa López-Gómez, Javier Rejas

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

French-language version of the World Health Organization quality of life spirituality, religiousness and personal beliefs instrument

Olfa Mandhouj, Jean-François Etter, Delphine Courvoisier, Henri-Jean Aubin

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Quality of life themes in Canadian adults and street youth who are homeless or hard-to-house: A multi-site focus group study

Anita Palepu, Anita M Hubley, Lara B Russell, Anne M Gadermann, Mary Chinni

01.12.2012 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Physical activity and quality of life in severely obese individuals seeking bariatric surgery or lifestyle intervention

Dale S Bond, Jessica L Unick, John M Jakicic, Sivamainthan Vithiananthan, Jennifer Trautvetter, Kevin CO’Leary, Rena R Wing

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

An observational study of patient versus parental perceptions of health-related quality of life in children and adolescents with a chronic pain condition: who should the clinician believe?

Thomas R Vetter, Cynthia L Bridgewater, Gerald McGwin Jr

01.12.2012 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Understanding determinants of nutrition, physical activity and quality of life among older adults: the Wellbeing, Eating and Exercise for a Long Life (WELL) study

Sarah A McNaughton, David Crawford, Kylie Ball, Jo Salmon

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

The Anti-Clot Treatment Scale (ACTS) in clinical trials: cross-cultural validation in venous thromboembolism patients

Stefan J Cano, Donna L Lamping, Luke Bamber, Sarah Smith

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Oral health-related quality of life in an aging Canadian population

Robert D Kotzer, Herenia P Lawrence, Joanne B Clovis, Debora C Matthews

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

World assumptions, posttraumatic stress and quality of life after a natural disaster: A longitudinal study

Egil Nygaard, Trond Heir

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

A cross sectional assessment of health related quality of life among patients with Hepatitis-B in Pakistan

Noman ul Haq, Mohamed Azmi Hassali, Asrul A Shafie, Fahad Saleem, Hisham Aljadhey

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Validity of two common asthma-specific quality of life questionnaires: Juniper mini asthma quality of life questionnaire and Sydney asthma quality of life questionnaire

Christian Joachim Apfelbacher, Christina Jones, Matthew Hankins, Helen Smith

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Preterm children quality of life evaluation: a qualitative study to approach physicians’ perception

Marie-Ange Einaudi, Marie-Claude Simeoni, Catherine Gire, Pierre Le Coz, Sophie Condopoulos, Pascal Auquier

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Validation of the Neurological Fatigue Index for stroke (NFI-Stroke)

Roger J Mills, Julie F Pallant, Maria Koufali, Anil Sharma, Suzanne Day, Alan Tennant, Carolyn A Young

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Rasch analysis of the Mini-Mental Adjustment to Cancer Scale (mini-MAC) among a heterogeneous sample of long-term cancer survivors: A cross-sectional study

Alison Zucca, Sylvie D Lambert, Allison W Boyes, Julie F Pallant

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Measuring patient experiences in Fabry disease: validation of the Fabry-specific Pediatric Health and Pain Questionnaire (FPHPQ)

Uma Ramaswami, Donald E Stull, Rossella Parini, Guillem Pintos-Morell, Catharina Whybra, Gisela Kalkum, Marianne Rohrbach, Mireia Raluy-Callado, Michael Beck, Wen-Hung Chen, Ingela Wiklund

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Linking the Tinnitus Questionnaire and the subjective Clinical Global Impression: Which differences are clinically important?

Ilya Adamchic, Peter Alexander Tass, Berthold Langguth, Christian Hauptmann, Michael Koller, Martin Schecklmann, Florian Zeman, Michael Landgrebe

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

The influences of patient's satisfaction with medical service delivery, assessment of medical service, and trust in health delivery system on patient's life satisfaction in China

Liyang Tang

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Comparison of the burden of illness for adults with ADHD across seven countries: a qualitative study

Meryl Brod, Betsy Pohlman, Robert Lasser, Paul Hodgkins

01.12.2012 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Development of a disease-specific quality of life questionnaire for adult patients with hereditary angioedema due to C1 inhibitor deficiency (HAE-QoL): Spanish multi-centre research project

Nieves Prior, Eduardo Remor, Carmen Gómez-Traseira, Concepción López-Serrano, Rosario Cabañas, Javier Contreras, Ángel Campos, Victoria Cardona, Stefan Cimbollek, Teresa González-Quevedo, Mar Guilarte, Dolores Hernández Fernández de Rojas, Carmen Marcos, María Rubio, Miguel Ángel Tejedor-Alonso, Teresa Caballero

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in family members of patients with an advanced cancer diagnosis: A one-year prospective study

Catarina Sjolander, Bo Rolander, Johannes Järhult, Jan Mårtensson, Gerd Ahlstrom

01.12.2012 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

A pilot randomized controlled trial of the feasibility of a self-directed coping skills intervention for couples facing prostate cancer: Rationale and design

Sylvie D Lambert, Afaf Girgis, Jane Turner, Patrick McElduff, Karen Kayser, Paula Vallentine

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Improvement of health-related quality of life in depression after transcranial magnetic stimulation in a naturalistic trial is associated with decreased perfusion in precuneus

Rémy Dumas, Raphaëlle Richieri, Eric Guedj, Pascal Auquier, Christophe Lancon, Laurent Boyer

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Quality of life among women with sexual dysfunction undergoing hemodialysis: a cross-sectional observational study

Paulo Roberto Santos, José Roberto Frota Gomes Capote Júnior, Juliana Uchoa Cavalcanti, Cyntia Brito Vieira, Ana Rochelle Mesquita Rocha, Natália Alves Mineiro Apolônio, Elaine Barbosa de Oliveira

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Estimating quality adjusted progression free survival of first-line treatments for EGFR mutation positive non small cell lung cancer patients in The Netherlands

S Cora Verduyn, Bonne Biesma, Franz MNH Schramel, Feike W van der Scheer, Merel K Langenfeld, Maria A de Peuter, Anne-Marie C Dingemans

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

The German adaptation of the Cambridge pulmonary hypertension outcome review (CAMPHOR)

Katharina Cima, James Twiss, Rudolf Speich, Stephen P McKenna, Ekkehard Grünig, Christian M Kähler, Nicola Ehlken, Ursula Treder, Sigrid R Crawford, Lars C Huber, Silvia Ulrich

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Peer support and improved quality of life among persons living with HIV on antiretroviral treatment: A randomised controlled trial from north-eastern Vietnam

Vu Van Tam, Mattias Larsson, Anastasia Pharris, Björn Diedrichs, Hoa Phuong Nguyen, Chuc Thi Kim Nguyen, Phuc Dang Ho, Gaetano Marrone, Anna Thorson

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Change in health status (EQ-5D) over 5 years among individuals with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus in the SHIELD longitudinal study

Susan Grandy, Kathleen M Fox, the SHIELD Study Group

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Examining fatigue in COPD: development, validity and reliability of a modified version of FACIT-F scale

Khaled Al-shair, Hana Muellerova, Janelle Yorke, Stephen I Rennard, Emiel FM Wouters, Nicola A Hanania, Amir Sharafkhaneh, Jørgen Vestbo, for the ECLIPSE investigators

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Correlations between disease-specific and generic health status questionnaires in patients with advanced COPD: a one-year observational study

Sarah Wilke, Daisy JA Janssen, Emiel FM Wouters, Jos MGA Schols, Frits ME Franssen, Martijn A Spruit

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Physical violence and health-related quality of life: Danish cross-sectional analyses

Jan Sørensen, Marie Kruse, Claire Gudex, Karin Helweg-Larsen, Henrik Brønnum-Hansen

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

An exploratory study of the perceived impact of health problems of landmine/UXO victims versus another disability group

Russell B Wyper

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Patients undergoing subacute rehabilitation have accurate expectations of their health-related quality of life at discharge

Steven McPhail, Terry Haines

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Psychometric evaluation of the Taiwan Chinese version of the EORTC QLQ-PR25 for HRQOL assessment in prostate cancer patients

Yu-Jun Chang, Wen-Miin Liang, Hsi-Chin Wu, Hsueh-Chun Lin, Jong-Yi Wang, Tsai-Chung Li, Yi-Chun Yeh, Chih-Hung Chang

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the Sinhala version of the PedsQL™ 4.0 Generic Core Scales in early adolescents in Sri Lanka

Manjula Nishanthi Danansuriya, Lalini C Rajapaksa

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Comparison of the OHIP-14 and GOHAI as measures of oral health among elderly in Lebanon

Nada El Osta, Stephanie Tubert-Jeannin, Martine Hennequin, Nada Bou Abboud Naaman, Lana El Osta, Negib Geahchan

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Tophi and frequent gout flares are associated with impairments to quality of life, productivity, and increased healthcare resource use: Results from a cross-sectional survey

Puja P Khanna, George Nuki, Thomas Bardin, Anne-Kathrin Tausche, Anna Forsythe, Amir Goren, Jeffrey Vietri, Dinesh Khanna

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Cross-cultural adaptation of the CHO-KLAT for boys with hemophilia in rural and urban china

Runhui Wu, Jishui Zhang, Koon Hung Luke, Xinyi Wu, Tricia Burke, Ling Tang, Man-Chiu Poon, Xiaojing Li, Min Zhou, Jing Sun, Marrisa Hang, Victor Blanchette, Nancy L Young

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

The multiple sclerosis rating scale, revised (MSRS-R): Development, refinement, and psychometric validation using an online community

Paul Wicks, Timothy E Vaughan, Michael P Massagli

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Personal preferences and discordant prostate cancer treatment choice in an intervention trial of men newly diagnosed with localized prostate cancer

Jaclyn LF Bosco, Barbara Halpenny, Donna L Berry

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

The importance of rating scales in measuring patient-reported outcomes

Jyoti Khadka, Vijaya K Gothwal, Colm McAlinden, Ecosse L Lamoureux, Konrad Pesudovs

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Validation study of the prototype of a disease-specific index measure for health-related quality of life in dementia

Carla J M Schölzel-Dorenbos, Alexander M M Arons, Joost J G Wammes, Marcel G M Olde Rikkert, Paul F M Krabbe

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Cervix (FACT-Cx) measuring health-related quality of life

Yan Ding, Yan Hu, Ingalill R Hallberg

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Health related quality of life assessment in Pakistani paediatric cancer patients using PedsQLTM 4.0 generic core scale and PedsQL™ cancer module

Zainab Chaudhry, Salma Siddiqui

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Retrospective evaluation versus population norms for the measurement of baseline health status

Ross Wilson, Sarah Derrett, Paul Hansen, John Langley

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in different stages of chronic kidney disease and at initiation of dialysis treatment

Agneta A Pagels, Birgitta Klang Söderkvist, Charlotte Medin, Britta Hylander, Susanne Heiwe

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in patients with dual diagnosis: clinical correlates

Irina Benaiges, Gemma Prat, Ana Adan

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Frequency vs. intensity: which should be used as anchors for self-report instruments?

Julia Krabbe, Thomas Forkmann

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

A cross-sectional survey of quality of life in colostomates: a report from Iran

Bahar Mahjoubi, Rezvan Mirzaei, Rasoul Azizi, Mehdi Jafarinia, Leila Zahedi-Shoolami

01.12.2012 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Effects of physical therapy on quality of life in osteoporosis patients - a randomized clinical trial

Guido Schröder, Andreas Knauerhase, Guenther Kundt, Hans-Christof Schober

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Psychometric Assessment of the Injection Pen Assessment Questionnaire (IPAQ): measuring ease of use and preference with injection pens for human growth hormone

Andreas M Pleil, Miriam Kimel, Julie McCormack, Natasa Rajicic, Judith Hey-Hadavi

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

The effect of empowerment on the self-efficacy, quality of life and clinical and laboratory indicators of patients treated with hemodialysis: a randomized controlled trial

Marzieh Moattari, Marzieh Ebrahimi, Nasrin Sharifi, Jamshid Rouzbeh

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Validation of the functional assessment of cancer therapy-gastric module for the Chinese population

Hui Jun Zhou, Jimmy BY So, Wei Peng Yong, Nan Luo, Feng Zhu, Nasheen Naidoo, Shu Chuen Li, Khay Guan Yeoh

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Validation of the Orofacial Esthetic Scale in the general population

Mike T John, Pernilla Larsson, Krister Nilner, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Thomas List

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Procreative sex in infertile couples: the decay of pleasure?

Roberto Marci, Angela Graziano, Isabella Piva, Giuseppe Lo Monte, Ilaria Soave, Emilio Giugliano, Silvia Mazzoni, Roberta Capucci, Maria Carbonara, Stefano Caracciolo, Alfredo Patella

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Impact of natalizumab on patient-reported outcomes in multiple sclerosis: a longitudinal study

Judith J Stephenson, David M Kern, Sonalee S Agarwal, Ruth Zeidman, Krithika Rajagopalan, Siddhesh A Kamat, John Foley

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Development and validation of the self-management profile for type 2 diabetes (SMP-T2D)

Mark Peyrot, Donald M Bushnell, Jennie H Best, Mona L Martin, Ann Cameron, Donald L Patrick

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Tinnitus assessment by means of standardized self-report questionnaires: Psychometric properties of the Tinnitus Questionnaire (TQ), the Tinnitus Handicap Inventory (THI), and their short versions in an international and multi-lingual sample

Florian Zeman, Michael Koller, Martin Schecklmann, Berthold Langguth, Michael Landgrebe, TRI database study group

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Association of anemia with worsened activities of daily living and health-related quality of life scores derived from the Minimum Data Set in long-term care residents

Robert A Bailey, Gregory Reardon, Michael R Wasserman, R Scott McKenzie, R Steve Hord

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Validation of the Spanish version of the Lawton IADL Scale for its application in elderly people

Itziar Vergara, Amaia Bilbao, Miren Orive, Susana Garcia-Gutierrez, Gemma Navarro, José María Quintana

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Quality of life profile and psychometric properties of the EQ-5D-5L in HIV/AIDS patients

Bach Xuan Tran, Arto Ohinmaa, Long Thanh Nguyen

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and needs of care and support of adult Tanzanians with cancer: a mixed-methods study

Golden M Masika, Lena Wettergren, Thecla W Kohi, Louise von Essen

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Characterizing the relationship between health utility and renal function after kidney transplantation in UK and US: a cross-sectional study

Luca Neri, Phil McEwan, Karin Sennfält, Kesh Baboolal

01.12.2012 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Cardiac Depression Scale: Mokken scaling in heart failure patients

Chantal F Ski, David R Thompson, David L Hare, Andrew G Stewart, Roger Watson

01.12.2012 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Health economics research into supporting carers of people with dementia: A systematic review of outcome measures

Carys Jones, Rhiannon Tudor Edwards, Barry Hounsome

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Factors associated with health-related quality of life among Chinese caregivers of the older adults living in the community: a cross-sectional study

Xiaoshi Yang, Yiming Hao, Shernelle Marlah George, Lie Wang

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

The Barretos short instrument for assessment of quality of life (BSIqol): development and preliminary validation in a cohort of cancer patients undergoing antineoplastic treatment

Carlos Eduardo Paiva, Fernanda Capella Rugno, Bianca Sakamoto Ribeiro Paiva

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Mental health, quality of life and social relations in young adults born with low birth weight

Line K Lund, Torstein Vik, Stian Lydersen, Gro CC Løhaugen, Jon Skranes, Ann-Mari Brubakk, Marit S Indredavik

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Validation of the Danish version of the disease specific instrument EORTC QLQ-CR38 to assess Health-related quality of life in patients with colorectal cancer

Henriette Vind Thaysen, P Jess, Søren Laurberg, M Groenvold

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Mapping EORTC QLQ-C30 onto EQ-5D for the assessment of cancer patients

Seon Ha Kim, Min-Woo Jo, Hwa-Jung Kim, Jin-Hee Ahn

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Severity, not type, is the main predictor of decreased quality of life in elderly women with urinary incontinence: a population-based study as part of a randomized controlled trial in primary care

Janka A Barentsen, Els Visser, Hedwig Hofstetter, Anna M Maris, Janny H Dekker, Geertruida H de Bock

01.12.2012 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Item and response-category functioning of the Persian version of the KIDSCREEN-27: Rasch partial credit model

Peyman Jafari, Zahra Bagheri, Mozhgan Safe

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Health-related quality of life (HRQL) for individuals with self-reported chronic physical and/or mental health conditions: panel survey of an adult sample in the United States

Martha Bayliss, Regina Rendas-Baum, Michelle K White, Mark Maruish, Jakob Bjorner, Sandra L Tunis

01.12.2012 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Review of patient-reported outcome measures in chronic hepatitis C

Leah Kleinman, Sally Mannix, Yong Yuan, Shannon Kummer, Gilbert L’Italien, Dennis Revicki

01.12.2012 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Systematic review of health-related quality of life models

Tamilyn Bakas, Susan M McLennon, Janet S Carpenter, Janice M Buelow, Julie L Otte, Kathleen M Hanna, Marsha L Ellett, Kimberly A Hadler, Janet L Welch

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the South African Pain Catastrophizing Scale (SA-PCS) among patients with fibromyalgia

Linzette D Morris, Karen A Grimmer-Somers, Quinette A Louw, Michael J Sullivan

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Validation of a mobility item bank for older patients in primary care

Julio Cabrero-García, Juan Diego Ramos-Pichardo, Carmen Luz Muñoz-Mendoza, María José Cabañero-Martínez, Lorena González-Llopis, Abilio Reig-Ferrer

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Beliefs about chelation among thalassemia patients

Felicia L Trachtenberg, Lauren Mednick, Janet L Kwiatkowski, Ellis J Neufeld, Dru Haines, Zahra Pakbaz, Alexis A Thompson, Charles T Quinn, Robert Grady, Amy Sobota, Nancy Olivieri, Robert Horne, Robert Yamashita, Thalassemia Clinical Research Network

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Evaluating the responsiveness of the Warwick Edinburgh Mental Well-Being Scale (WEMWBS): Group and individual level analysis

Hendramoorthy Maheswaran, Scott Weich, John Powell, Sarah Stewart-Brown

01.12.2012 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Quality of life of people with mental health problems: a synthesis of qualitative research

Janice Connell, John Brazier, Alicia O’Cathain, Myfanwy Lloyd-Jones, Suzy Paisley

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Systematic review: Do patient expectations influence treatment outcomes in total knee and total hip arthroplasty?

Tsjitske M Haanstra, Tobias van den Berg, Raymond W Ostelo, Rudolf W Poolman, Ilse P Jansma, Pim Cuijpers, Henrica CW de Vet

01.12.2012 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2012 Open Access

Screening for depressed mood in an adolescent psychiatric context by brief self-assessment scales – testing psychometric validity of WHO-5 and BDI-6 indices by latent trait analyses

Eva Henje Blom, Per Bech, Göran Högberg, Jan Olov Larsson, Eva Serlachius

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