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Quality of Life Research 1/2015
Quality of Life Research

Uitgave 1/2015

Special Section: Quantitative Methods

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Inhoudsopgave (26 Artikelen)

01-01-2015 | Editorial

Introduction to special section: quantitative methods
Dennis A. Revicki, Carolyn E. Schwartz

Open Access 01-01-2015 | Quantitative Methods Special Section

Time to health-related quality of life score deterioration as a modality of longitudinal analysis for health-related quality of life studies in oncology: do we need RECIST for quality of life to achieve standardization?
Amélie Anota, Zeinab Hamidou, Sophie Paget-Bailly, Benoist Chibaudel, Caroline Bascoul-Mollevi, Pascal Auquier, Virginie Westeel, Frederic Fiteni, Christophe Borg, Franck Bonnetain

01-01-2015 | Quantitative Methods Special Section

Assessment of score- and Rasch-based methods for group comparison of longitudinal patient-reported outcomes with intermittent missing data (informative and non-informative)
Élodie de Bock, Jean-Benoit Hardouin, Myriam Blanchin, Tanguy Le Neel, Gildas Kubis, Véronique Sébille

01-01-2015 | Quantitative Methods Special Section

Joint models for predicting transplant-related mortality from quality of life data
Norma Terrin, Angie Mae Rodday, Susan K. Parsons

01-01-2015 | Quantitative Methods Special Section

Modeling health-related quality of life in people recovering from stroke
Nancy E. Mayo, Susan C. Scott, Mark Bayley, Angela Cheung, Jayne Garland, Jeffrey Jutai, Sharon Wood-Dauphinee

01-01-2015 | Quantitative Methods Special Section

Predictors of perceived asthma control among patients managed in primary care clinics
Owis Eilayyan, Amede Gogovor, Nancy Mayo, Pierre Ernst, Sara Ahmed

01-01-2015 | Quantitative Methods Special Section

The St George’s Respiratory Questionnaire revisited: a psychometric evaluation
Muirne C. S. Paap, Danny Brouwer, Cees A. W. Glas, Evelyn M. Monninkhof, Benjamin Forstreuter, Marcel E. Pieterse, Job van der Palen

01-01-2015 | Quantitative Methods Special Section

Energy, fatigue, or both? A bifactor modeling approach to the conceptualization and measurement of vitality
Nina Deng, Rick Guyer, John E. Ware Jr.

01-01-2015 | Quantitative Methods Special Section

Quantifying ‘problematic’ DIF within an IRT framework: application to a cancer stigma index
Maria Orlando Edelen, Brian D. Stucky, Anita Chandra

01-01-2015 | Quantitative Methods Special Section

Comparing the impact of psoriasis and atopic dermatitis on quality of life: co-calibration of the PSORIQoL and QoLIAD
J. Twiss, S. P. McKenna

01-01-2015 | Quantitative Methods Special Section

Using quantitative methods within the Universalist model framework to explore the cross-cultural equivalence of patient-reported outcome instruments
Antoine Regnault, Michael Herdman

01-01-2015 | Quantitative Methods Special Section

Testing the measurement invariance of the EORTC QLQ-C30 across primary cancer sites using multi-group confirmatory factor analysis
D. S. J. Costa, N. K. Aaronson, P. M. Fayers, J. F. Pallant, G. Velikova, M. T. King

01-01-2015 | Quantitative Methods Special Section

Cancer patients’ function, symptoms and supportive care needs: a latent class analysis across cultures
Jennifer Barsky Reese, Amanda Blackford, Jonathan Sussman, Toru Okuyama, Tatsuo Akechi, Daryl Bainbridge, Doris Howell, Claire F. Snyder

01-01-2015 | Brief Communication

Sample size for pre-tests of questionnaires
Thomas V. Perneger, Delphine S. Courvoisier, Patricia M. Hudelson, Angèle Gayet-Ageron

01-01-2015

Sensitivity of three widely used questionnaires for measuring psychological distress among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
L. S. M. Tan, E. Y. H. Khoo, C. S. Tan, K. Griva, Amir Mohamed, Michelle New, Y. S. Lee, Jeannette Lee, E. S. Tai, Hwee-Lin Wee

01-01-2015

Development and validation of a disease-targeted quality of life instrument for chronic diverticular disease: the DV-QOL
Brennan M. R. Spiegel, Mark W. Reid, Roger Bolus, Cynthia B. Whitman, Jennifer Talley, Stanley Dea, Kamyar Shahedi, Hetal Karsan, Chassidy Teal, Gil Y. Melmed, Erica Cohen, Garth Fuller, Linnette Yen, Paul Hodgkins, M. Haim Erder

01-01-2015

A qualitative study to develop a patient-reported outcome for dysmenorrhea
Allison Martin Nguyen, Louise Humphrey, Helen Kitchen, Tayyaba Rehman, Josephine M. Norquist

01-01-2015

Quality of life in indigenous and non-indigenous older adults: assessing the CASP-12 factor structure and identifying a brief CASP-3
Andy Towers, Polly Yeung, Brendan Stevenson, Christine Stephens, Fiona Alpass

01-01-2015

Evaluation of the Quality of Life in Adult Cancer Survivors (QLACS) scale for early post-treatment breast cancer survivors
Stephanie J. Sohl, Beverly Levine, Nancy E. Avis

01-01-2015

The associations among hand dexterity, functional performance, and quality of life in diabetic patients with neuropathic hand from objective- and patient-perceived measurements
Chien-Ju Yang, Hsiu-Yun Hsu, Chieh-Hsiang Lu, Yen-Li Chao, Haw-Yen Chiu, Li-Chieh Kuo

01-01-2015

A cross-cultural study to assess measurement invariance of the KIDSCREEN-27 questionnaire across Serbian and Iranian children and adolescents
Dejan Stevanovic, Peyman Jafari

01-01-2015

Validation of a pediatric oral health-related quality of life scale in Navajo children
Patricia A. Braun, Kimberly E. Lind, William G. Henderson, Angela G. Brega, David O. Quissell, Judith Albino

01-01-2015 | Brief Communication

Life satisfaction and social desirability across the late life span: What relationship?
Maria Chiara Fastame, Maria Pietronilla Penna, Paul Kenneth Hitchcott

01-01-2015 | Brief Communication

Does spouse participation influence quality of life reporting in patients with Parkinson’s disease?
Chelsea D. Morrow, Katherine Smentkowski, Stacy Schwartz, Melissa J. Armstrong, Ann L. Gruber-Baldini, Karen E. Anderson, Stephen G. Reich, William J. Weiner, Lisa M. Shulman

01-01-2015

Influence of specific individual and environmental variables on the relationship between body mass index and health-related quality of life in overweight and obese adolescents
Julia K. Kolodziejczyk, Kyle Gutzmer, Shana M. Wright, Elva M. Arredondo, Linda Hill, Kevin Patrick, Jeannie S. Huang, Michael Gottschalk, Gregory J. Norman

01-01-2015

Association between body mass index and perceived weight status with self-rated health and life satisfaction in Iranian children and adolescents: the CASPIAN-III study
Ramin Heshmat, Roya Kelishadi, Nazgol Motamed-Gorji, Mohammad-Esmaeil Motlagh, Gelayol Ardalan, Tahereh Arifirad, Hadith Rastad, Hamid Asayesh, Shirin Djalalinia, Bagher Larijani, Mostafa Qorbani