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Quality of Life Research 6/2017
Quality of Life Research

Uitgave 6/2017


Inhoudsopgave (25 Artikelen)

19-12-2016 | Review

Cost of informal care for patients with cardiovascular disease or diabetes: current evidence and research challenges
Heesoo Joo, Ping Zhang, Guijing Wang

Open Access 09-01-2017 | Commentary

Toward mindfulness in quality-of-life research: perspectives on how to avoid rigor becoming rigidity
Mirjam A. G. Sprangers, Carolyn E. Schwartz

Open Access 08-12-2016

Establishing the values for patient engagement (PE) in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) research: an international, multiple-stakeholder perspective
Kirstie Haywood, Anne Lyddiatt, Samantha J. Brace-McDonnell, Sophie Staniszewska, Sam Salek


Predicting parent health-related quality of life: evaluating conceptual models
Ellen K. Defenderfer, Tiffany M. Rybak, W. Hobart Davies, Kristoffer S. Berlin


The PROMIS fatigue item bank has good measurement properties in patients with fibromyalgia and severe fatigue
Kathleen J. Yost, Niels G. Waller, Minji K. Lee, Ann Vincent


Preliminary evidence on the uptake, use and benefits of the CONSORT-PRO extension
Rebecca Mercieca-Bebber, Julie Rouette, Melanie Calvert, Madeleine T. King, Lori McLeod, Patricia Holch, Michael J. Palmer, Michael Brundage, on behalf of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL) Best Practice for PROs—Reporting Taskforce

Open Access 09-12-2016

Item bias detection in the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale using structural equation modeling: comparison with other item bias detection methods
Mathilde G. E. Verdam, Frans J. Oort, Mirjam A. G. Sprangers


Differential item functioning of the patient-reported outcomes information system (PROMIS®) pain interference item bank by language (Spanish versus English)
Sylvia H. Paz, Karen L. Spritzer, Steven P. Reise, Ron D. Hays


Minimal impact of response shift for SF-12 mental and physical health status in homeless and vulnerably housed individuals: an item-level multi-group analysis
Anne M. Gadermann, Richard Sawatzky, Anita Palepu, Anita M. Hubley, Bruno D. Zumbo, Tim Aubry, Susan Farrell, Stephen W. Hwang

Open Access 13-02-2017

Longitudinal measurement invariance of the Dutch Outcome Questionnaire-45 in a clinical sample
Ruslan Jabrayilov, Wilco H. M. Emons, Kim de Jong, Klaas Sijtsma


Health literacy and logical inconsistencies in valuations of hypothetical health states: results from the Canadian EQ-5D-5L valuation study
Fatima Al Sayah, Jeffrey A. Johnson, Arto Ohinmaa, Feng Xie, Nick Bansback, On behalf of the Canadian EQ-5D-5L Valuation Study Group


Framing of mobility items: a source of poor agreement between preference-based health-related quality of life instruments in a population of individuals receiving assisted ventilation
Liam M. Hannan, David G. T. Whitehurst, Stirling Bryan, Jeremy D. Road, Christine F. McDonald, David J. Berlowitz, Mark E. Howard


The relationship between SF-6D utility scores and lifestyle factors across three life stages: evidence from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health
Jeeva Kanesarajah, Michael Waller, Jennifer A. Whitty, Gita D. Mishra


Lower educational level and unemployment increase the impact of cardiometabolic conditions on the quality of life: results of a population-based study in South Australia
David Alejandro González-Chica, Robert Adams, Eleonora Dal Grande, Jodie Avery, Phillipa Hay, Nigel Stocks

Open Access 10-02-2017

Cultural values: can they explain self-reported health?
Bram Roudijk, Rogier Donders, Peep Stalmeier


Physical exercise, vegetable and fruit intake and health-related quality of life in Chinese breast cancer survivors: a cross-sectional study
Xiao-Huan Gong, Ji-Wei Wang, Jiang Li, Xue-Fen Chen, Li Sun, Zheng-Ping Yuan, Jin-Ming Yu


How do Kenyan orphan girls experience less meaningful lives and how much does it matter for ‘health’?
Michael L. Goodman, Thomas M. Johnson, Shannon Guillot-Wright, Katherine Ackerman Porter, Philip H. Keiser, Stanley Gitari


Correlates of health-related quality of life in young-old and old–old community-dwelling older adults
Élvio R. Quintal Gouveia, Bruna R. Gouveia, Andreas Ihle, Matthias Kliegel, José A. Maia, Sergi Bermudez i Badia, Duarte L. Freitas


Factors related to the quality of life of older prisoners
Stefaan De Smet, Liesbeth De Donder, Denis Ryan, Sofie Van Regenmortel, Dorien Brosens, Stijn Vandevelde


Impact of caregiver activities and social supports on multidimensional caregiver burden: analyses from nationally-representative surveys of cancer patients and their caregivers
Michael T. Halpern, Mallorie H. Fiero, Melanie L. Bell


Quality of life improves in children and adolescents during a community-based overweight and obesity treatment
Pernille M. Mollerup, Tenna R. H. Nielsen, Christine Bøjsøe, Julie T. Kloppenborg, Jennifer L. Baker, Jens-Christian Holm


Quality of life and uncertainty in Crohn’s disease
Galia Niv, Simona Bar Josef, Ofer Ben Bassat, Irit Avni, Lev Lictenstein, Yaron Niv, Sivia Barnoy


Changes in health-related quality of life over a 1-year follow-up period in children with inflammatory bowel disease
Helene Werner, Markus A. Landolt, Patrick Buehr, Rebekka Koller, Andreas Nydegger, Johannes Spalinger, Klaas Heyland, Susanne Schibli, Christian P. Braegger, The Swiss IBD Cohort Study Group

Open Access 02-02-2017

Patient versus general population health state valuations: a case study of non-specific low back pain
J. M. van Dongen, B. van denBerg, G. E. Bekkering, M. W. van Tulder, R. W. J. G. Ostelo

Open Access 06-02-2017

Long-term follow-up after active surveillance or curative treatment: quality-of-life outcomes of men with low-risk prostate cancer
Lionne D. F. Venderbos, Shafak Aluwini, Monique J. Roobol, Leonard P. Bokhorst, Eric H. G. M. Oomens, Chris H. Bangma, Ida J. Korfage