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Quality of Life Research

Uitgave 1/2015

Special Section: Quantitative Methods

Inhoudsopgave (26 Artikelen)


Introduction to special section: quantitative methods

Dennis A. Revicki, Carolyn E. Schwartz

Open Access 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

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

Quantitative Methods Special Section

Joint models for predicting transplant-related mortality from quality of life data

Norma Terrin, Angie Mae Rodday, Susan K. Parsons

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Brief Communication

Sample size for pre-tests of questionnaires

Thomas V. Perneger, Delphine S. Courvoisier, Patricia M. Hudelson, Angèle Gayet-Ageron

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

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

A qualitative study to develop a patient-reported outcome for dysmenorrhea

Allison Martin Nguyen, Louise Humphrey, Helen Kitchen, Tayyaba Rehman, Josephine M. Norquist

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

Brief Communication

Life satisfaction and social desirability across the late life span: What relationship?

Maria Chiara Fastame, Maria Pietronilla Penna, Paul Kenneth Hitchcott

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

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

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