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Health and Quality of Life Outcomes

Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 1/2015

Ausgabe 1/2015

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 206 Artikel )

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Type D personality, mental distress, social support and health-related quality of life in coronary artery disease patients with heart failure: a longitudinal observational study

Margarita Staniute, Julija Brozaitiene, Julius Burkauskas, Nijole Kazukauskiene, Narseta Mickuviene, Robertas Bunevicius

01.12.2015 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Strategies to use tablet computers for collection of electronic patient-reported outcomes

Kara Schick-Makaroff, Anita Molzahn

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sexual dysfunction and sexual quality of life among the physically challenged in the Kumasi metropolis, Ghana

William K B A Owiredu, Alexander O Owusu, Nafiu Amidu, Lawrence Quaye, Christian K Gyasi-Sarpong, Peter P M Dapare, Huseini Alidu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Analysis of vestibular-balance symptoms according to symptom duration: dimensionality of the Vertigo Symptom Scale-short form

Masaki Kondo, Kensuke Kiyomizu, Fumiyuki Goto, Tadashi Kitahara, Takao Imai, Makoto Hashimoto, Hiroaki Shimogori, Tetsuo Ikezono, Meiho Nakayama, Norio Watanabe, Tatsuo Akechi

01.12.2015 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluating the psychometric properties of an e-based version of the 39-item Parkinson’s Disease Questionnaire

David Morley, Sarah Dummett, Laura Kelly, Jill Dawson, Crispin Jenkinson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Testing mapping algorithms of the cancer-specific EORTC QLQ-C30 onto EQ-5D in malignant mesothelioma

David T Arnold, Donna Rowen, Matthijs M Versteegh, Anna Morley, Clare E Hooper, Nicholas A Maskell

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A study of suicidal ideation in acute ischemic stroke patients

Jin Dou, Jie Tang, Chu-Hong Lu, En-She Jiang, Pei-Xi Wang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Do chronic disease patients value generic health states differently from individuals with no chronic disease? A case of a multicultural Asian population

Mihir Gandhi, Julian Thumboo, Nan Luo, Hwee-Lin Wee, Yin-Bun Cheung

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Oral and general health-related quality of life in patients treated for oral cancer compared to control group

Rocío Barrios, Manuel Bravo, Jose Antonio Gil-Montoya, Ildefonso Martínez-Lara, Blas García-Medina, Georgios Tsakos

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Family functioning, marital quality and social support in Chinese patients with epilepsy

Yi-he Wang, Michelle Haslam, Ming Yu, Juan Ding, Qian Lu, Fang Pan

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A web-based psychological support program for caregivers of children with cystic fibrosis: a pilot study

Astrid Fidika, Marion Herle, Christine Lehmann, Christa Weiss, Christine Knaevelsrud, Lutz Goldbeck

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Preoperative and early postoperative quality of life after major surgery - a prospective observational study

Julien Maillard, Nadia Elia, Chiara S Haller, Cécile Delhumeau, Bernhard Walder

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Loss and psychosocial factors as determinants of quality of life in a cohort of earthquake survivors

Vahe Khachadourian, Haroutune K Armenian, Anahit Demirchyan, Armen Goenjian

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Measurement properties of the EQ-5D-5L compared to EQ-5D-3L in the Thai diabetes patients

Juntana Pattanaphesaj, Montarat Thavorncharoensap

01.12.2015 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Confirmatory factor analysis of the Korean version of the short-form McGill pain questionnaire with chronic pain patients: a comparison of alternative models

Sun Ah Choi, ChongNak Son, Jang-Han Lee, Sungkun Cho

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Measurement of change in health status with Rasch models

Pasquale Anselmi, Giulio Vidotto, Ornella Bettinardi, Giorgio Bertolotti

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Professional Care Team Burden (PCTB) scale – reliability, validity and factor analysis

Stefanie Auer, Elmar Graessel, Carmen Viereckl, Ursula Kienberger, Edith Span, Katharina Luttenberger

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Posttraumatic growth, depression and posttraumatic stress in relation to quality of life in tsunami survivors: a longitudinal study

Johan Siqveland, Egil Nygaard, Ajmal Hussain, Richard G Tedeschi, Trond Heir

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Self-perception and quality of life among overweight and obese rural housewives in Kelantan, Malaysia

Wan Abdul Manan Wan Muda, Dieudonne Kuate, Rohana Abdul Jalil, Wan Suriati Wan Nik, Siti Azima Awang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Multidimensional fatigue inventory and post-polio syndrome – a Rasch analysis

Anna Dencker, Katharina S Sunnerhagen, Charles Taft, Åsa Lundgren-Nilsson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Symptoms and markers of symptom severity in asthma—content validity of the asthma symptom diary

Gary Globe, Mona Martin, Michael Schatz, Ingela Wiklund, Joseph Lin, Robyn von Maltzahn, Maria S Mattera

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The validity of the Child Health Utility instrument (CHU9D) as a routine outcome measure for use in child and adolescent mental health services

Gareth Furber, Leonie Segal

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Working mechanism of a multidimensional computerized adaptive test for fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis

Stephanie Nikolaus, Christina Bode, Erik Taal, Harald E Vonkeman, Cees AW Glas, Mart AFJ van de Laar

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health-related quality of life impact of a triple combination of olmesartan medoxomil, amlodipine besylate and hydrochlorotiazide in subjects with hypertension

Pedro Marques da Silva, Uwe Haag, Julian F Guest, John E Brazier, Marco Soro

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Early intervention influences positively quality of life as reported by prematurely born children at age nine and their parents; a randomized clinical trial

Inger Pauline Landsem, Bjørn Helge Handegård, Stein Erik Ulvund, Per Ivar Kaaresen, John A Rønning

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Spiritual quality of life and spiritual coping: evidence for a two-factor structure of the WHOQOL spirituality, religiousness, and personal beliefs module

Christian U Krägeloh, D Rex Billington, Marcus A Henning, Penny Pei Minn Chai

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Do patient-reported outcome measures cover personal factors important to people with rheumatoid arthritis? A mixed methods design using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health as frame of reference

Mona Dür, Michaela Coenen, Michaela Alexandra Stoffer, Veronika Fialka-Moser, Alexandra Kautzky-Willer, Ingvild Kjeken, Răzvan Gabriel Drăgoi, Malin Mattsson, Carina Boström, Josef Smolen, Tanja Alexandra Stamm

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors influencing life satisfaction in acute myeloid leukemia survivors following allogeneic stem cell transplantation: a cross-sectional study

Susanne Amler, Maria Cristina Sauerland, Christian Deiters, Thomas Büchner, Andrea Schumacher

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health-related quality of life of the rural-China left-behind children or adolescents and influential factors: a cross-sectional study

Yun Huang, Xiao-Ni Zhong, Qing-Ying Li, Dan Xu, Xuan-Lin Zhang, Chao Feng, Guo-Xiu Yang, Yun-Yun Bo, Bing Deng

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cross-cultural adaptation, reliability and validity of the Turkish version of the spine functional index

Eda Tonga, Charles Philip Gabel, Sedef Karayazgan, Antonio I Cuesta-Vargas

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Psychosocial factors for influencing healthy aging in adults in Korea

KyungHun Han, YunJung Lee, JaSung Gu, Hee Oh, JongHee Han, KwuyBun Kim

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Estimation of minimally important differences in the EQ-5D and SF-6D indices and their utility in stroke

Sang-Kyu Kim, Seon-Ha Kim, Min-Woo Jo, Sang-il Lee

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mapping the EQ-5D index from the cystic fibrosis questionnaire-revised using multiple modelling approaches

Sarah Acaster, Binny Pinder, Clara Mukuria, Amanda Copans

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Utility estimation of hypothetical chronic obstructive pulmonary disease health states by the general population and health professionals

Sujin Cho, Hochang Kim, Seon-Ha Kim, Minsu Ock, Yeon-Mok Oh, Min-Woo Jo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quality of life improved following in-patient substance use disorder treatment

Adrian R Pasareanu, Anne Opsal, John-Kåre Vederhus, Øistein Kristensen, Thomas Clausen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Outcomes measured by mortality rates, quality of life and degree of autonomy in the first year in stroke units in Spain

Javier Mar, Jaime Masjuan, Juan Oliva-Moreno, Nuria Gonzalez-Rojas, Virginia Becerra, Miguel Ángel Casado, Covadonga Torres, María Yebenes, Manuel Quintana, Jose Alvarez-Sabín, on behalf of CONOCES Investigators Group

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Exercise barriers self-efficacy: development and validation of a subcale for individuals with cancer-related lymphedema

Jena Buchan, Monika Janda, Robyn Box, Laura Rogers, Sandi Hayes

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Establishing content validity in a novel patient reported outcome measure for cardiac arrhythmia ablation patients

Kathleen L Withers, Kathryn A Wood, Grace Carolan-Rees, Hannah Patrick, Mauro Lencioni, Michael Griffith

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessment of health-related quality of life using the SF-36 in Chinese cervical spondylotic myelopathy patients after surgery and its consistency with neurological function assessment: a cohort study

Yilong Zhang, Feifei Zhou, Yu Sun

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and the predictive role of sense of coherence, spirituality and religious coping in a sample of Iranian women with breast cancer: a prospective study with comparative design

Camelia Rohani, Heidar-Ali Abedi, Ramesh Omranipour, Ann Langius-Eklöf

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quality of life in caregivers of children and adolescents with Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Ana Paula Vanz, Têmis M Félix, Neusa Sica da Rocha, Ida V D Schwartz

01.12.2015 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Hamilton depression rating scale and montgomery–asberg depression rating scale in depressed and bipolar I patients: psychometric properties in a Brazilian sample

Adriana Munhoz Carneiro, Fernando Fernandes, Ricardo Alberto Moreno

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of the American-English Quality of Life in Short Stature Youth (QoLISSY) questionnaire in the United States

Monika Bullinger, Rachel Sommer, Andreas Pleil, Nelly Mauras, Judith Ross, Ron Newfield, Lawrence Silverman, Anja Rohenkohl, Janet Fox, Julia Quitmann

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Adolescent self-report and parent proxy-report of health-related quality of life: an analysis of validity and reliability of PedsQL™ 4.0 among a sample of Malaysian adolescents and their parents

Sanker Kaartina, Yit Siew Chin, Rezali Fara Wahida, Fui Chee Woon, Chu Chien Hiew, Mohd Shariff Zalilah, Mohd Taib Mohd Nasir

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Translation and validation of the Malay version of Shiffman-Jarvik withdrawal scale and cessation self-efficacy questionnaire: a review of psychometric properties

Eng Wah Teo, Yuin Yi Lee, Selina Khoo, Tony Morris

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The impact of pediatric blood and marrow transplant on parents: introduction of the parent impact scale

Katherine E Heinze, Angie Mae Rodday, Marie T Nolan, Kristin Bingen, Mary Jo Kupst, Sunita K Patel, Karen Syrjala, Lynnette Harris, Christopher Recklitis, Lisa Schwartz, Stella Davies, Eva C Guinan, Robert Noll, Grace Chang, Susan K Parsons

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A cross-sectional study of Health Related Quality of Life and body mass index in a Norwegian school sample (8–18 years): a comparison of child and parent perspectives

Sølvi Helseth, Kristin Haraldstad, Knut-Andreas Christophersen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between serum vitamin D status and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in an older Korean population with radiographic knee osteoarthritis: data from the Korean national health and nutrition examination survey (2010–2011)

Hye-Jung Kim, Jee-Yon Lee, Tae-Jong Kim, Ji-Won Lee

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Intestinal symptoms and psychological factors jointly affect quality of life of patients with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea

Liming Zhu, Dan Huang, Lili Shi, Liexin Liang, Tao Xu, Min Chang, Wei Chen, Dong Wu, Facan Zhang, Xiucai Fang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reliability and validity of the Portuguese version of the Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD-7) scale

Tiago V Sousa, Vânia Viveiros, Maria V Chai, Filipe L Vicente, Gustavo Jesus, Maria J Carnot, Ana C Gordo, Pedro L Ferreira

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cognitive emotion regulation: characteristics and effect on quality of life in women with breast cancer

Lingyan Li, Xiongzhao Zhu, Yanjie Yang, Jincai He, Jinyao Yi, Yuping Wang, Jinqiang Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

How are you? Do people with inflammatory bowel disease experience response shift on this question?

Nancy E Mayo, Susan C Scott, Charles N Bernstein, Lisa M Lix

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development and validation of a patient-reported outcome measure for stroke patients

Yanhong Luo, Jie Yang, Yanbo Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validation of the Dutch Aging Perceptions Questionnaire and development of a short version

Anne Slotman, Jane M Cramm, Anna P Nieboer

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quality of life correlation with socioeconomic status in Korean hepatitis-B patients: a cross sectional study

Seung Ju Kim, Kyu-Tae Han, Seo Yoon Lee, Eun-Cheol Park

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dutch translation and cross-cultural validation of the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit (ASCOT)

Karen M van Leeuwen, Judith E Bosmans, Aaltje PD Jansen, Stacey E Rand, Ann-Marie Towers, Nick Smith, Kamilla Razik, Birgit Trukeschitz, Maurits W van Tulder, Henriette E van der Horst, Raymond W Ostelo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quality of life and its association with direct medical costs for COPD in urban China

Minmin Wu, Qi Zhao, Yue Chen, Chaowei Fu, Biao Xu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Predictors of health-related quality of life in stroke patients after neurological inpatient rehabilitation: a prospective study

Mirjam Katona, Ralf Schmidt, Wilfried Schupp, Elmar Graessel

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validation of the Spanish version of the Multidimensional State Boredom Scale (MSBS)

Marta Alda, Joaquin Minguez, Jesús Montero-Marin, Margalida Gili, Marta Puebla-Guedea, Paola Herrera-Mercadal, Mayte Navarro-Gil, Javier Garcia-Campayo

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Qualitative and quantitative validation of the FACIT-fatigue scale in iron deficiency anemia

Sarah Acaster, Rene Dickerhoof, Kendra DeBusk, Kristine Bernard, William Strauss, Lee F. Allen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparing the effectiveness of capecitabine versus 5-fluorouracil/leucovorin therapy for elderly Taiwanese stage III colorectal cancer patients based on quality-of-life measures (QLQ-C30 and QLQ-CR38) and a new cost assessment tool

Jen-Kou Lin, Elise Chia-Hui Tan, Ming-Chin Yang

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The international Hip Outcome Tool-33 (iHOT-33): multicenter validation and translation to Spanish

Miguel Angel Ruiz-Ibán, Roberto Seijas, Andrea Sallent, Oscar Ares, Oliver Marín-Peña, Alfonso Muriel, Ricardo Cuéllar

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Spanish cultural adaptation and validation of the shoulder pain and disability index, and the oxford shoulder score after breast cancer surgery

María Torres-Lacomba, Beatriz Sánchez-Sánchez, Virginia Prieto-Gómez, Soraya Pacheco-da-Costa, María José Yuste-Sánchez, Beatriz Navarro-Brazález, Carlos Gutiérrez-Ortega

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validation of a French-language version of the health education impact Questionnaire (heiQ) among chronic disease patients seen in primary care: a cross-sectional study

Anne Bélanger, Catherine Hudon, Martin Fortin, José Amirall, Tarek Bouhali, Maud-Christine Chouinard

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and tuberculosis: a longitudinal cohort study

Melissa Bauer, Sara Ahmed, Andrea Benedetti, Christina Greenaway, Marek Lalli, Allison Leavens, Dick Menzies, Claudia Vadeboncoeur, Bilkis Vissandjée, Ashley Wynne, Kevin Schwartzman

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Elicitation of health state utilities associated with varying severities of flares in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

C. Pollard, S. Hartz, S. Liu Leage, M.A Paget, J. Cook, A. Enstone

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of periodontal conditions on the quality of life of pregnant women: a cross-sectional study

Hai-Xia Lu, Wei Xu, May Chun Mei Wong, Tian-You Wei, Xi-Ping Feng

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect of obstructive sleep apnea diagnosis on health related quality of life

Serena Iacono Isidoro, Adriana Salvaggio, Anna Lo Bue, Salvatore Romano, Oreste Marrone, Giuseppe Insalaco

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Relationship between health-related quality of life, comorbidities and acute health care utilisation, in adults with chronic conditions

Anastasia F. Hutchinson, Marnie Graco, Tshepo Mokuedi Rasekaba, Sumit Parikh, David John Berlowitz, Wen Kwang Lim

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Influence of frailty on health-related quality of life in pre-dialysis patients with chronic kidney disease in Korea: a cross-sectional study

Suk Jeong Lee, Heesook Son, Sug Kyun Shin

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Variations in patient-reported physical health between cardiac and musculoskeletal diseases: systematic review and meta-analysis of population-based studies

James A. Prior, Kelvin P. Jordan, Umesh T. Kadam

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development of the web-based Spanish and Catalan versions of the Euroqol 5D-Y (EQ-5D-Y) and comparison of results with the paper version

Noemí Robles, Luis Rajmil, Dolors Rodriguez-Arjona, Marta Azuara, Francisco Codina, Hein Raat, Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer, Michael Herdman

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The subjective experience of young women with non-metastatic breast cancer: the Young Women with Breast Cancer Inventory

V. Christophe, C. Duprez, A. Congard, P. Antoine, A. Lesur, E. Fournier, L. Vanlemmens

01.12.2015 | Study Protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Research protocol for a randomized controlled trial of the health effects of volunteering for seniors

Simone Pettigrew, Michelle Jongenelis, Robert U Newton, Jeni Warburton, Ben Jackson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence and risk factors of posttraumatic stress disorder among survivors five years after the “Wenchuan” earthquake in China

Li-Ping Zhang, Qian Zhao, Zhong-Cheng Luo, Yi-Xiong Lei, Yu Wang, Pei-Xi Wang

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cross-cultural adaptation of the Schizophrenia Caregiver Questionnaire (SCQ) and the Caregiver Global Impression (CaGI) Scales in 11 languages

Diana Rofail, Catherine Acquadro, Cécile Izquierdo, Antoine Regnault, Steven H. Zarit

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Treatment satisfaction and quality-of-life between type 2 diabetes patients initiating long- vs. intermediate-acting basal insulin therapy in combination with oral hypoglycemic agents – a randomized, prospective, crossover, open clinical trial

Norbert Hermanns, Bernd Kulzer, Thomas Kohlmann, Stephan Jacob, Wolfgang Landgraf, Karlheinz Theobald, Thomas Haak

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Relationship between optimism and quality of life in patients with two chronic rheumatic diseases: axial spondyloarthritis and chronic low back pain: a cross sectional study of 288 patients

Sarah Kreis, Anna Molto, Florian Bailly, Sabrina Dadoun, Stéphanie Fabre, Christopher Rein, Christophe Hudry, Franck Zenasni, Sylvie Rozenberg, Edouard Pertuiset, Bruno Fautrel, Laure Gossec

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Are all health gains equally important? An exploration of acceptable health as a reference point in health care priority setting

S. Wouters, N.J.A. van Exel, K.I.M. Rohde, W.B.F. Brouwer

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Presurgical assessment of bariatric patients with the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ)—A screening of the prevalence of psychosocial comorbidity

Patrick H. Alizai, Maren K. Akkerman, Daniel Kaemmer, Florian Ulmer, Christian D. Klink, Sabine Ernst, Klaus Mathiak, Ulf P. Neumann, Volker Perlitz

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Amblyopia and Strabismus Questionnaire (ASQE)

Wei Bian, Min Li, Zonghua Wang, Xiaolei Wang, Yang Liu, Yan Wu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validation of the Turkish version of the Celiac Disease Questionnaire (CDQ)

Ayşegül Aksan, Seyit Mehmet Mercanlıgil, Winfried Häuser, Eda Karaismailoğlu

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in Parkinson’s disease: a cross-sectional study focusing on non-motor symptoms

Liis Kadastik-Eerme, Marika Rosenthal, Tiiu Paju, Mari Muldmaa, Pille Taba

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Rasch analysis of the Patient Rated Elbow Evaluation questionnaire

Joshua I. Vincent, Joy C. MacDermid, Graham J. W. King, Ruby Grewal

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The association between organizational behavior factors and health-related quality of life among college teachers: a cross-sectional study

Chuan Liu, Shu Wang, Xue Shen, Mengyao Li, Lie Wang

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Living on a knife edge-the daily struggle of coping with symptomatic cardiac arrhythmias

Kathleen L Withers, Kathryn A Wood, Grace Carolan-Rees, Hannah Patrick, Mauro Lencioni, Michael Griffith

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Meaningful health outcomes for paediatric neurodisability: Stakeholder prioritisation and appropriateness of patient reported outcome measures

Christopher Morris, Astrid Janssens, Valerie Shilling, Amanda Allard, Andrew Fellowes, Richard Tomlinson, Jane Williams, Jo Thompson Coon, Morwenna Rogers, Bryony Beresford, Colin Green, Crispin Jenkinson, Alan Tennant, Stuart Logan

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health-related quality of life for medical rescuers one month after Ludian earthquake

Bihan Tang, Yang Ge, Zhipeng Liu, Xu Liu, Peng Kang, Yuan Liu, Lulu Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of overactive bladder on quality of life and resource use: results from Korean Burden of Incontinence Study (KOBIS)

Kyu Sung Lee, Myung Soo Choo, Ju Tae Seo, Seung June Oh, Hyeong Gon Kim, Kwong Ng, Kyung Jin Lee, Jonathan T. Tan, Joon Chul Kim

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health state utilities associated with major clinical events in the context of secondary hyperparathyroidism and chronic kidney disease requiring dialysis

Evan W. Davies, Louis S. Matza, Gavin Worth, David H. Feeny, Jacqueline Kostelec, Steven Soroka, David Mendelssohn, Philip McFarlane, Vasily Belozeroff

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reliability and validity of a vertical numerical rating scale supplemented with a faces rating scale in measuring fatigue after stroke

Li-ling Chuang, Keh-chung Lin, An-lun Hsu, Ching-yi Wu, Ku-chou Chang, Yen-chen Li, You-lin Chen

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development and content validity testing of a patient-reported outcomes questionnaire for the assessment of hereditary angioedema in observational studies

Nicola Bonner, Linda Abetz-Webb, Lydie Renault, Teresa Caballero, Hilary Longhurst, Marcus Maurer, Sandra Christiansen, Bruce Zuraw, For the Icatibant Outcome Survey (IOS) International Executive Committee and the Hereditary Angioedema Association (HAEA) Medical Advisory Board

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effect of ivacaftor treatment in patients with cystic fibrosis and the G551D-CFTR mutation: patient-reported outcomes in the STRIVE randomized, controlled trial

Alexandra Quittner, Ellison Suthoff, Regina Rendas-Baum, Martha S. Bayliss, Isabelle Sermet-Gaudelus, Brenda Castiglione, Montserrat Vera-Llonch

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

“Married with children” the influence of significant others in TTO exercises

F.E. van Nooten, N.J.A. van Exel, X. Koolman, W.B.F. Brouwer

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quantifying the importance of disease burden on perceived general health and depressive symptoms in patients within the Mayo Clinic Biobank

Euijung Ryu, Paul Y. Takahashi, Janet E. Olson, Matthew A. Hathcock, Paul J. Novotny, Jyotishman Pathak, Suzette J. Bielinski, James R. Cerhan, Jeff A. Sloan

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health related quality of life in adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome: a cross-sectional study

Anette Winger, Gunnvald Kvarstein, Vegard Bruun Wyller, Mirjam Ekstedt, Dag Sulheim, Even Fagermoen, Milada Cvancarova Småstuen, Sølvi Helseth

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Recovery from musculoskeletal injury: the role of social support following a transport accident

Khic-Houy Prang, Janneke Berecki-Gisolf, Sharon Newnam

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Impact of dental health on children’s oral health-related quality of life: a cross-sectional study

Aishah Alsumait, Mohamed ElSalhy, Kim Raine, Ken Cor, Rebecca Gokiert, Sabiha Al-Mutawa, Maryam Amin

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Oral health-related quality of life after prosthetic rehabilitation: a longitudinal study with the OHIP questionnaire

Ágnes Jenei, János Sándor, Csaba Hegedűs, Kinga Bágyi, László Nagy, Csongor Kiss, Gyula Szabó, Ildikó J. Márton

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessing resilience in adolescence: The Spanish adaptation of the Adolescent Resilience Questionnaire

Georgina Guilera, Noemí Pereda, Ana Paños, Judit Abad

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mobility predicts change in older adults’ health-related quality of life: evidence from a Vancouver falls prevention prospective cohort study

Jennifer C. Davis, Stirling Bryan, John R. Best, Linda C. Li, Chun Liang Hsu, Caitlin Gomez, Kelly A. Vertes, Teresa Liu-Ambrose

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The impact of oral health on the quality of life of nursing home residents

Jessie Porter, Antiopi Ntouva, Andrew Read, Mandy Murdoch, Dennis Ola, Georgios Tsakos

01.12.2015 | Short Report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cross-cultural measurement equivalence of the 5-level EQ-5D (EQ-5D-5L) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Singapore

Ye Wang, Ngiap-Chuan Tan, Ee-Guan Tay, Julian Thumboo, Nan Luo

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Self- and proxy reports of quality of life among adolescents living in residential youth care compared to adolescents in the general population and mental health services

Thomas Jozefiak, Nanna Sønnichsen Kayed

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessing children’s interpretations of the Aboriginal Children’s Health and Well-Being Measure (ACHWM)

Nancy L. Young, Mary Jo Wabano, Stephen D. Ritchie, Tricia A. Burke, Brenda Pangowish, Rita G. Corbiere

01.12.2015 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Preferred reporting items for studies mapping onto preference-based outcome measures: The MAPS statement

Stavros Petrou, Oliver Rivero-Arias, Helen Dakin, Louise Longworth, Mark Oppe, Robert Froud, Alastair Gray

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development and validation of the BRIGHTLIGHT Survey, a patient-reported experience measure for young people with cancer

Rachel M. Taylor, Lorna A. Fern, Anita Solanki, Louise Hooker, Anna Carluccio, Julia Pye, David Jeans, Tom Frere–Smith, Faith Gibson, Julie Barber, Rosalind Raine, Dan Stark, Richard Feltbower, Susie Pearce, Jeremy S. Whelan

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Patterns of health-related quality of life and associated factors in Chinese patients undergoing haemodialysis

Eric Y. F. Wan, Julie Y. Chen, Edmond P. H. Choi, Carlos K. H. Wong, Anca K. C. Chan, Karina H. Y. Chan, Cindy L. K. Lam

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health and wellbeing in informal caregivers and non-caregivers: a comparative cross-sectional study of the Swedish general population

Erik Berglund, Per Lytsy, Ragnar Westerling

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validation of the French translation-adaptation of the impact of cancer questionnaire version 2 (IOCv2) in a breast cancer survivor population

Myriam Blanchin, Sarah Dauchy, Alejandra Cano, Anne Brédart, Neil K. Aaronson, Jean-Benoit Hardouin

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health related quality of life in patients with actinic keratosis – an observational study of patients treated in dermatology specialist care in Denmark

Gunnel Ragnarson Tennvall, J.M. Norlin, I. Malmberg, A.M. Erlendsson, M. Hædersdal

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development of ATAQ-LAM: a tool to assess quality of life in Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

Tarik D. Walker, Jennifer Desserich, Karen Albright, Frederick S. Wamboldt, Amanda Belkin, Kaitlin Fier, Jeffrey J. Swigris

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Predictors of health-related quality of life in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. A cross-sectional study in Norway

Vilde Lehne Michalsen, Per Olav Vandvik, Per G. Farup

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The responsiveness of the EQ-5D and time trade-off scores in schizophrenia, affective disorders, and alcohol addiction

Michael Sonntag, Hans-Helmut König, Alexander Konnopka

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An up-date on health-related quality of life in myasthenia gravis -results from population based cohorts

M. I. Boldingh, L. Dekker, A. H. Maniaol, C. Brunborg, A. F. Lipka, E. H. Niks, J. J. G. M. Verschuuren, C. M. E. Tallaksen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Psychometric properties of the incontinence utility index among patients with idiopathic overactive bladder: data from two multicenter, double-blind, randomized, Phase 3, placebo-controlled clinical trials

Nacho Castejón, Kristin Khalaf, Quanhong Ni, Jesús Cuervo, Donald L Patrick

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The psychometric performance of generic preference-based measures for patients with pressure ulcers

Simon Palfreyman, Brendan Mulhern

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Potential predictors for health-related quality of life in stroke patients undergoing inpatient rehabilitation

Chien-Min Chen, Chih-Chien Tsai, Chia-Ying Chung, Chia-Ling Chen, Katie PH Wu, Hsieh-Ching Chen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Differences in utility scores obtained through Brazilian and UK value sets: a cross-sectional study

Maíra Libertad Soligo Takemoto, Nilceia Lopes da Silva, Ana Carolina Padula Ribeiro-Pereira, Arthur Orlando Correa Schilithz, Cibele Suzuki

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Psychosocial factors of caregiver burden in child caregivers: results from the new national study of caregiving

Steven A. Cohen, Sarah Cook, Lauren Kelley, Trisha Sando, Allison E. Bell

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The effect of subjective and objective social class on health-related quality of life: new paradigm using longitudinal analysis

Young Choi, Jae-Hyun Kim, Eun-Cheol Park

01.12.2015 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The PROMIS of QALYs

Janel Hanmer, David Feeny, Baruch Fischhoff, Ron D. Hays, Rachel Hess, Paul A. Pilkonis, Dennis A. Revicki, Mark S Roberts, Joel Tsevat, Lan Yu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Adverse childhood experiences and health-related quality of life in adulthood: revelations from a community needs assessment

Abraham A. Salinas-Miranda, Jason L. Salemi, Lindsey M. King, Julie A. Baldwin, Estrellita “Lo” Berry, Deborah A. Austin, Kenneth Scarborough, Kiara K. Spooner, Roger J. Zoorob, Hamisu M. Salihu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reliability and validity of a new HIV-specific questionnaire with adults living with HIV in Canada and Ireland: the HIV Disability Questionnaire (HDQ)

Kelly K. O’Brien, Patricia Solomon, Colm Bergin, Siobhán O’Dea, Paul Stratford, Nkem Iku, Ahmed M. Bayoumi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Responsiveness, construct and criterion validity of the Personal Care-Participation Assessment and Resource Tool (PC-PART)

Susan W. Darzins, Christine Imms, Nora Shields, Nicholas F. Taylor

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Increased number of structured diabetes education attendance was not associated with the improvement in patient-reported health-related quality of life: results from Patient Empowerment Programme (PEP)

Carlos K.H. Wong, William C.W. Wong, Eric Y.F. Wan, Winnie H.T. Wong, Frank W.K. Chan, Cindy L.K. Lam

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health-related quality of life from the perspective of children with severe specific language impairment

Kristy Nicola, Pauline Watter

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of smoking-specific and generic quality of life measures in current and former smokers in Germany and the United States

John E. Ware Jr, Barbara Gandek, Anuradha Kulasekaran, Rick Guyer

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Modelling of diabetes knowledge, attitudes, self-management, and quality of life: a cross-sectional study with an Australian sample

Yee Cheng Kueh, Tony Morris, Erika Borkoles, Himanshu Shee

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Rasch Analysis of the Profiles of Occupational Engagement in people with Severe mental illness (POES) instrument

Ulrika Bejerholm, Åsa Lundgren-Nilsson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A psychometric assessment of the St. George’s respiratory questionnaire in patients with COPD using rasch model analysis

Chyi Lo, Wen-Miin Liang, Liang-Wen Hang, Tai-Chin Wu, Yu-Jun Chang, Chih-Hung Chang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of health intervention program on cardiometabolic risk profiles from health evaluation center in Asian population: a longitudinal study and propensity analysis

Chuan-Chuan Liu, Chung-Lieh Hung, Shou-Chuan Shih, Hung-Ju Ko, Ray-E Chang

01.12.2015 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluating functional outcomes in adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: development and initial testing of a self-report instrument

Asha Hareendran, Juliana Setyawan, Robin Pokrzywinski, Anna Steenrod, Manisha Madhoo, M. Haim Erder

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Fatigue in Egyptian patients with rheumatic diseases: a qualitative study

Mohamed Mortada, Amal Abdul-Sattar, Laure Gossec

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

One-year trajectories of mental and physical functioning during and after rehabilitation among individuals with disabilities

Line Preede, Martin Saebu, Paul. B. Perrin, Astrid Nyquist, Haakon Dalen, Erik Bautz-Holter, Cecilie Røe

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reliability and validity of the Thai version of the Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (Thai SPADI)

Chanwit Phongamwong, Apijaree Choosakde

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Self-rated health supersedes patient satisfaction with service quality as a predictor of survival in prostate cancer

Digant Gupta, Kamal Patel, Christopher G. Lis

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The use of Subject Matter Experts in Validating an Oral Health-Related Quality of Life measure in Korean

Jaesung Seo, Michael MacEntee, Mario Brondani

01.12.2015 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cross cultural translation, adaptation and reliability of the Malay version of the Canadian Acute Respiratory Illness and Flu Scale (CARIFS)

Anna Marie Nathan, Rafdzah Zaki, Rachael Rozario, Nurul Dhania, Siti Nur Sabrina Mohd Hamirudin, Kah Peng Eg, Sze Ying Kee, Cindy Teh, Kartini Abdul Jabar, Caroline Westerhout, Surendran Thavagnanam, Jessie de Bruyne

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effects of social activity on health-related quality of life according to age and gender: an observational study

Hye Ki Park, Sung Youn Chun, Young Choi, Seo Yoon Lee, Seung Ju Kim, Eun-Cheol Park

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Translation, cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric evaluation of yoruba version of the short-form 36 health survey

Chidozie Emmanuel Mbada, Gafar Atanda Adeogun, Michael Opeoluwa Ogunlana, Rufus Adesoji Adedoyin, Adesanmi Akinsulore, Taofeek Oluwole Awotidebe, Opeyemi Ayodiipo Idowu, Olumide Ayoola Olaoye

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validation and cross-cultural adaptation of the National Eye Institute Visual Function Questionnaire (NEI VFQ-25) in Serbian patients

Bojan Kovac, Miroslav Vukosavljevic, Jelena Djokic Kovac, Mirko Resan, Goran Trajkovic, Janko Jankovic, Milena Smiljanic, Anita Grgurevic

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Oral health-related quality of life and related factors among residents in a disaster area of the Great East Japan Earthquake and giant tsunami

Mitsuo Kishi, Fumie Aizawa, Miki Matsui, Yukari Yokoyama, Akiko Abe, Kentaro Minami, Ruriko Suzuki, Hiroyuki Miura, Kiyomi Sakata, Akira Ogawa

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Relationship between CD4 count and quality of life over time among HIV patients in Uganda: a cohort study

Doris Mutabazi Mwesigire, Faith Martin, Janet Seeley, Achilles Katamba

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Does the choice of EQ-5D tariff matter? A comparison of the Swedish EQ-5D-3L index score with UK, US, Germany and Denmark among type 2 diabetes patients

Aliasghar A. Kiadaliri, Björn Eliasson, Ulf-G Gerdtham

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Patient reported outcome measures for visual impairment after stroke: a systematic review

Lauren R. Hepworth, Fiona J. Rowe, Robert Harper, Kathryn Jarvis, Tracey Shipman, Helen Rodgers

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Translation and validation of the Chinese version of the Current Opioid Misuse Measure (COMM) for patients with chronic pain in Mainland China

Yang Zhao, Yuli Li, Xuekun Zhang, Fenglan Lou

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validity of the Aboriginal Children’s Health and Well-being Measure: Aaniish Naa Gegii?

Nancy L. Young, Mary Jo Wabano, Koyo Usuba, Brenda Pangowish, Mélanie Trottier, Diane Jacko, Tricia A. Burke, Rita G. Corbiere

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Relationship between self-reported weight change, educational status, and health-related quality of life in patients with diabetes in Luxembourg

Anastase Tchicaya, Nathalie Lorentz, Stefaan Demarest, Jean Beissel, Daniel R. Wagner

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Predictive typology of subjective quality of life among participants with severe mental disorders after a five-year follow-up: a longitudinal two-step cluster analysis

Marie-Josée Fleury, Guy Grenier, Jean-Marie Bamvita

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Construction of quality of life change patterns: example in oncology in a phase III therapeutic trial (FFCD 0307)

Gillles Nuemi, Hervé Devilliers, Karine Le Malicot, Rosine Guimbaud, Côme Lepage, Catherine Quantin

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The association between cardiovascular health and health-related quality of life and health status measures among U.S. adults: a cross-sectional study of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, 2001–2010

Norrina B. Allen, Sylvia Badon, Kurt J. Greenlund, Mark Huffman, Yuling Hong, Donald M. Lloyd-Jones

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Exploring the nonlinear relationship between body mass index and health-related quality of life among adults: a cross-sectional study in Shaanxi Province, China

Yongjian Xu, Zhongliang Zhou, Yanli Li, Jinjuan Yang, Xiaoyuan Guo, Jianmin Gao, Ju’e Yan, Gang Chen

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An in-depth psychometric analysis of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale: calibration with Rasch-Andrich model

Víctor B. Arias González, María Teresa Crespo Sierra, Benito Arias Martínez, Agustín Martínez-Molina, Fernando P. Ponce

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Psychometric evaluation of health related quality of life among rural-to-urban migrants in China

Peigang Wang, Cen Chen, Ronghua Yang, Yan Wu

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mental distress among Liberian medical staff working at the China Ebola Treatment Unit: a cross sectional study

Li Li, Changli Wan, Ru Ding, Yi Liu, Jue Chen, Zonggui Wu, Chun Liang, Zhiqing He, Chengzhong Li

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validation of the Questionnaire to Identify Knee Symptoms (QuIKS) using Rasch analysis

Clayon B. Hamilton, Monica R. Maly, J. Robert Giffin, Jessica M. Clark, Mark Speechley, Robert J. Petrella, Bert M. Chesworth

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cross cultural adaptation of the English version of the IOF-QLQ to Polish, to assess the health-related quality-of-life of patients after a distal radius fracture

Krzysztof A. Tomaszewski, Brandon Michael Henry, Jan Paradowski, Michał Kłosiński, Ewa Walocha, Joanna Golec, Ewa Kucharska, Zbigniew Dudkiewicz

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The negative impact of spasticity on the health-related quality of life of stroke survivors: a longitudinal cohort study

Patrick J. Gillard, Heidi Sucharew, Dawn Kleindorfer, Samir Belagaje, Sepideh Varon, Kathleen Alwell, Charles J. Moomaw, Daniel Woo, Pooja Khatri, Matthew L. Flaherty, Opeolu Adeoye, Simona Ferioli, Brett Kissela

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Meaning in life and perceived quality of life in Switzerland: results of a representative survey in the German, French and Italian regions

Mathieu Bernard, Giliane Braunschweig, Martin Johannes Fegg, Gian Domenico Borasio

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

When patients and surgeons disagree about surgical outcome: investigating patient factors and chart note communication

Carolyn E. Schwartz, Armon Ayandeh, Joel A. Finkelstein

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mode of allocation and social demographic factors correlate with impaired quality of life after liver transplantation

Nils Heits, Gunnar Meer, Alexander Bernsmeier, Rainer Guenther, Bjoern Malchow, Thomas Kuechler, Thomas Becker, Felix Braun

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The reciprocal effect of pain catastrophizing and satisfaction with participation in the multidisciplinary treatment of patients with chronic back pain

Erik Farin

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An empirical comparison of the OPQoL-Brief, EQ-5D-3 L and ASCOT in a community dwelling population of older people

Billingsley Kaambwa, Liz Gill, Nicola McCaffrey, Emily Lancsar, Ian D. Cameron, Maria Crotty, Len Gray, Julie Ratcliffe

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development and psychometric evaluation of a new patient -reported outcome measure for stroke self -management: The Southampton Stroke Self - Management Questionnaire (SSSMQ)

Emma J Boger, Matthew Hankins, Sara H Demain, Susan M Latter

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mapping and direct valuation: do they give equivalent EQ-5D-5L index scores?

Nan Luo, Yin Bun Cheung, Raymond Ng, Chun Fan Lee

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Equivalence of electronic and paper administration of patient-reported outcome measures: a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies conducted between 2007 and 2013

Willie Muehlhausen, Helen Doll, Nuz Quadri, Bethany Fordham, Paul O’Donohoe, Nijda Dogar, Diane J. Wild

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Multimorbidity and functional decline in community-dwelling adults: a systematic review

Aine Ryan, Emma Wallace, Paul O’Hara, Susan M. Smith

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Quality of life in polyneuropathy: association with biomarkers of small fiber impairment

Meng-Ting Lin, Lukas Jyuhn-Hsiarn Lee, Chi-Chao Chao, Sung-Tsang Hsieh

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Reproductive health and lifestyle factors associated with health-related quality of life among perinatally HIV-infected adolescents in Uganda

Scovia Nalugo Mbalinda, Noah Kiwanuka, Dan K. Kaye, Lars E. Eriksson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessing the health of the general population in England: how do the three- and five-level versions of EQ-5D compare?

Yan Feng, Nancy Devlin, Mike Herdman

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Differential item functioning (DIF) of SF-12 and Q-LES-Q-SF items among french substance users

Stéphanie Bourion-Bédès, Raymund Schwan, Vincent Laprevote, Alex Bédès, Jean-Louis Bonnet, Cédric Baumann

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Autism spectrum quotient, coping with stress and quality of life in a non-clinical sample – an exploratory report

Ewa Pisula, Dorota Danielewicz, Rafał Kawa, Wojciech Pisula

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A new questionnaire for measuring quality of life - the Stark QoL

Jochen Hardt

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validation of a Dutch version of the Actionable 8-item screening questionnaire for neurogenic bladder overactivity in multiple sclerosis: an observational web-based study

Peter Joseph Jongen, Bertil F. M. Blok, John P. Heesakkers, Marco Heerings, Wim A. Lemmens, Rogier Donders

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validation of the child oral health impact profile (COHIP) french questionnaire among 12 years-old children in New Caledonia

Nada El Osta, Helene Pichot, Delphine Soulier-Peigue, Martine Hennequin, Stephanie Tubert-Jeannin

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A meta-analysis of four randomized clinical trials to confirm the reliability and responsiveness of the Shortness of Breath with Daily Activities (SOBDA) questionnaire in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Maggie Tabberer, Jean Brooks, Teresa Wilcox

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Combined effects of education level and perceived social class on self-rated health and life satisfaction: Results of Korean labor and income panel study wave 8-wave 15

Jae-Hyun Kim, Ki-Bong Yoo, Eun-Cheol Park, Sang Gyu Lee, Tae Hyun Kim

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A systematic review of instruments for measuring outcomes in economic evaluation within aged care

Norma B. Bulamu, Billingsley Kaambwa, Julie Ratcliffe

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Interpreting small treatment differences from quality of life data in cancer trials: an alternative measure of treatment benefit and effect size for the EORTC-QLQ-C30

Iftekhar Khan, Zahid Bashir, Martin Forster

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Population preference values for health states in relapsed or refractory B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia in the United Kingdom

Mike Aristides, Arie Barlev, Beth Barber, Merel Gijsen, Casey Quinn

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cross-cultural adaptation, reliability and validity of the Spanish version of the Quality of Life in Adult Cancer Survivors (QLACS) questionnaire: application in a sample of short-term survivors

Antonio Escobar, Maria del Mar Trujillo-Martín, Antonio Rueda, Elisabeth Pérez-Ruiz, Nancy E. Avis, Amaia Bilbao

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in patients with sickle cell disease in Saudi Arabia

Anwar E. Ahmed, Ahmed S. Alaskar, Ahmad M. Al-Suliman, Abdul-Rahman Jazieh, Donna K. McClish, Majid Al Salamah, Yosra Z. Ali, Hafiz Malhan, May Anne Mendoza, Abdulrahman O. Gorashi, Mohamed E. El-toum, Wala E. El-toum

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Psychometric validation of the Weiss Functional Impairment Rating Scale-Parent Report Form in children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Kavita Gajria, Mark Kosinski, Vanja Sikirica, Michael Huss, Elayne Livote, Kathleen Reilly, Ralf W. Dittmann, M. Haim Erder

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Development and psychometric testing of a barriers to HIV testing scale among individuals with HIV infection in Sweden; The Barriers to HIV testing scale-Karolinska version

Maria Wiklander, Johanna Brännström, Veronica Svedhem, Lars E. Eriksson

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison and concordance of health-related quality of life tests among substance users

Antonio J. Rojas, Oscar Lozano, Katia Foresti, Elham Zolfaghari, Carlos Zubaran

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Negative effects of diabetes–related distress on health-related quality of life: an evaluation among the adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in three primary healthcare clinics in Malaysia

Boon-How Chew, Sherina Mohd-Sidik, Sazlina Shariff-Ghazali

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Combined association of fitness and central adiposity with health-related quality of life in healthy Men: a cross-sectional study

Robert A. Sloan, Susumu S. Sawada, Corby K. Martin, Benjamin Haaland

01.12.2015 | Short report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Assessing alcohol abstinence self-efficacy in undergraduate students: psychometric evaluation of the alcohol abstinence self-efficacy scale

Franklin N. Glozah, Nana Ama Takyibea Adu, Joyce Komesuor

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The Malay version of the Early Childhood Oral Health Impact Scale (Malay-ECOHIS) – assessing validity and reliability

Azlina N. Hashim, Zamros Y. M. Yusof, Rashidah Esa

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparing the measurement equivalence of EQ-5D-5L across different modes of administration

Brendan Mulhern, Hannah O’Gorman, Neil Rotherham, John Brazier

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A qualitative examination of the content validity of the EQ-5D-5L in patients with type 2 diabetes

Louis S. Matza, Kristina S. Boye, Katie D. Stewart, Bradley H. Curtis, Matthew Reaney, Amanda S. Landrian

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Chinese cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Oxford shoulder score

Ximing Xu, Fei Wang, Xiaolin Wang, Xianzhao Wei, Zimin Wang

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Which insulin resistance-based definition of metabolic syndrome has superior diagnostic value in detection of poor health-related quality of life? Cross-sectional findings from Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study

Tina Deihim, Parisa Amiri, Reza Taherian, Maryam Tohidi, Asghar Ghasemi, Leila Cheraghi, Fereidoun Azizi

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Sense of coherence as a mediator of health-related quality of life dimensions in patients with breast cancer: a longitudinal study with prospective design

Camelia Rohani, Heidar-Ali Abedi, Kay Sundberg, Ann Langius-Eklöf

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Disease profile and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) using the EuroQol (EQ-5D + C) questionnaire for chronic metallic mercury vapor intoxication

Nadine Steckling, Dietrich Plass, Stephan Bose-O’Reilly, Alfred Bogomir Kobal, Alexander Krämer, Claudia Hornberg

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Oral health-related quality of life before and after crown therapy in young patients with amelogenesis imperfecta

Gunilla Pousette Lundgren, Agneta Karsten, Göran Dahllöf

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Psychometric evaluation of the Mental Health Continuum-Short Form (MHC-SF) in Chinese adolescents – a methodological study

Cheng Guo, Göran Tomson, Jizhi Guo, Xiangyun Li, Christina Keller, Fredrik Söderqvist

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Detecting short-term change and variation in health-related quality of life: within- and between-person factor structure of the SF-36 health survey

Amanda Kelly, Jonathan Rush, Eric Shafonsky, Allen Hayashi, Kristine Votova, Christine Hall, Andrea M. Piccinin, Jens Weber, Philippe Rast, Scott M. Hofer

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Shoulder pain and disability index: cross cultural validation and evaluation of psychometric properties of the Spanish version

Miguel David Membrilla-Mesa, Antonio Ignacio Cuesta-Vargas, Rocio Pozuelo-Calvo, Victor Tejero-Fernández, Lydia Martín-Martín, Manuel Arroyo-Morales

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors associated with the life satisfaction amongst the rural elderly in Odisha, India

Pallavi Banjare, Rinshu Dwivedi, Jalandhar Pradhan

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Family income is associated with quality of life in patients with chronic kidney disease in the pre-dialysis phase: a cross sectional study

Camila Foresti Lemos, Marcelo Palmeira Rodrigues, Joel Russomano Paulo Veiga

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validity and reliability of EQ-5D-3L for breast cancer patients in Korea

Seon-Ha Kim, Min-Woo Jo, Jong-Won Lee, Hyeon-Jeong Lee, Jong Kyung Kim

01.12.2015 | Research | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in people with type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: data from the Brazilian Type 1 Diabetes Study Group

Ana Carolina Contente Braga de Souza, João Soares Felício, Camila Cavalcante Koury, João Felício Abrahão Neto, Karem Barbosa Miléo, Flávia Marques Santos, Carlos Antonio Negrato, Ana Regina Bastos Motta, Denisson Dias Silva, Thaís Pontes Arbage, Carolina Tavares Carvalho, Hana Andrade de Rider Brito, Elizabeth Sumi Yamada, Franciane Trindade Cunha de Melo, Fabricio de Souza Resende, Juliana Cristina Cardoso Ferreira, Marilia Brito Gomes, On behalf of the Brazilian Type 1 Diabetes Study Group (BrazDiab1SG)

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