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Quality of Life Research 6/2021
Quality of Life Research

Uitgave 6/2021


Inhoudsopgave (25 Artikelen)

24-02-2021 | Review

A closer look at quality of life in the hepatocellular carcinoma literature
Jenny L. Firkins, Robin Tarter, Martha Driessnack, Lissi Hansen

09-02-2021 | Review

The hypospadias-specific health-related quality of life conceptual framework: a scoping review of the literature
V. P. Bhatia, A. G. Mittal, P. F. Austin, M. E. Hilliard


Patient-reported outcomes and the identification of subgroups of atrial fibrillation patients: a retrospective cohort study of linked clinical registry and administrative data
Jae-Yung Kwon, Richard Sawatzky, Jennifer Baumbusch, Pamela A. Ratner


Association between frequency of laughter and oral health among community-dwelling older adults: a population-based cross-sectional study in Japan
Mayumi Hirosaki, Tetsuya Ohira, Kokoro Shirai, Naoki Kondo, Jun Aida, Tatsuo Yamamoto, Kenji Takeuchi, Katsunori Kondo


Subjective life expectancy and associated factors among cancer survivors over 45 years old: evidence from the CHARLS
Zhishui Chen, Dawei Zhu, Xingyu Hu, Guangying Gao


Longitudinal change of quality of life in the first five years of survival among disease-free Chinese breast cancer survivors
Yuan-Yuan Lei, Suzanne C. Ho, Thomas K. H. Lau, Carol Kwok, Ashley Cheng, Ka Li Cheung, Roselle Lee, Winnie Yeo


Health-related quality of life associated with risk of death in Brazilian dialysis patients: an eight-year cohort
Mariana Araújo Pena Bastos, Ilka Afonso Reis, Mariângela Leal Cherchiglia

Open Access 19-02-2021

The impact of transvenous cardioverter-defibrillator implantation on quality of life, depression and optimism in dialysis patients: report on the secondary outcome of QOL in the randomized controlled ICD2 trial
Rohit J. Timal, Veronique de Gucht, Joris I. Rotmans, Liselotte C. R. Hensen, Maurits S. Buiten, Mihaly K. de Bie, Hein Putter, Martin J. Schalij, Ton J. Rabelink, J. Wouter Jukema


Life experiences of adult heart transplant recipients: a new life, challenges, and coping

Open Access 07-02-2021

Quality of life in patients with type 2 diabetes after switching to insulin degludec: results from a cross-sectional survey
Chioma Uzoigwe, Michael Radin, Carol M. Hamersky, Mitch DeKoven, Cassie Holt, Swapna Karkare, William H. Polonsky

Open Access 11-02-2021

Use of the Long-Term Conditions Questionnaire (LTCQ) for monitoring health-related quality of life in people affected by cognitive impairment including dementia: pilot study in UK memory clinic services
Caroline M. Potter, Michele Peters, Maureen Cundell, Rupert McShane, Ray Fitzpatrick

Open Access 13-02-2021

Health-related quality of life and its predictors among adults living with HIV/AIDS and receiving antiretroviral therapy in Pakistan
Ali Ahmed, Muhammad Saqlain, Naila Bashir, Juman Dujaili, Furqan Hashmi, Faizan Mazhar, Amjad Khan, Musarat Jabeen, Ali Blebil, Ahmed Awaisu


Relationship between quality of life and social integration among patients with schizophrenia attending a Nigerian tertiary hospital
Temitope Ogundare, Peter O. Onifade, ‘Deji Ogundapo, Senait Ghebrehiwet, Christina P. C. Borba, David C. Henderson


Differences in mental health and health-related quality of life between the Israeli and Italian population during a COVID-19 quarantine
Anat Amit Aharon, Ilana Dubovi, Angela Ruban


COVID-19 pandemic reduces the negative perception of oral health-related quality of life in adolescents
Jessica Klöckner Knorst, Bruna Brondani, Fernanda Tomazoni, Andressa Weber Vargas, Marina Dutra Cósta, Leonardo da Silva Godois, Fausto Medeiros Mendes, Diego Machado Ardenghi, Thiago Machado Ardenghi

Open Access 08-02-2021

Psycholinguistic features, design attributes, and respondent-reported cognition predict response time to patient-reported outcome measure items
Matthew L. Cohen, Aaron J. Boulton, Alyssa M. Lanzi, Elyse Sutherland, Rebecca Hunting Pompon


Frequency and influence of “not relevant” responses on the Dermatology Life Quality Index among adults with atopic dermatitis
John S. Barbieri, Zelma C. Chiesa Fuxench, Daniel B. Shin, Junko Takeshita

25-02-2021 | Commentary

Constructing arguments for the interpretation and use of patient-reported outcome measures in research: an application of modern validity theory
Kevin P. Weinfurt

Open Access 17-02-2021

Identifying the minimal important difference in patient-reported outcome measures in the field of people with severe mental illness: a pre–post-analysis of the Illness Management and Recovery Programme
Titus A. A. Beentjes, Steven Teerenstra, Hester Vermeulen, Peter J. J. Goossens, Maria W. G. Nijhuis-van der Sanden, Betsie G. I. van Gaal


The validity of proxy responses on patient-reported outcome measures: Are proxies a reliable alternative to stroke patients’ self-report?
Brittany R. Lapin, Nicolas R. Thompson, Andrew Schuster, Ryan Honomichl, Irene L. Katzan

Open Access 13-02-2021

The longitudinal validity of proxy-reported CHU9D
Rasmus Trap Wolf, Julie Ratcliffe, Gang Chen, Pia Jeppesen


Demographic and functional differences among social security disability claimants
Molly Marino, Pengsheng Ni, Lewis Kazis, Diane Brandt, Alan Jette

Open Access 03-02-2021

Adverse childhood experiences and impact on quality of life in adulthood: development and validation of a short difficult childhood questionnaire in a large population-based health survey
John-Kåre Vederhus, Christine Timko, Siri Håvås Haugland


Translation and psychometric validation of the traditional Chinese version of patient-reported outcomes measurement information system Pediatric-25 Profile version 2.0 (PROMIS-25) in Chinese Children with Cancer in Hong Kong
Stephen W. W. Chan, C. W. Chien, Arnold Y. L. Wong, Marco Y. C. Pang


Cross‑cultural adaptation, construct validity, reliability, and responsiveness of the Thai version of the Patient-Rated Wrist/Hand Evaluation (Thai PRWHE)
Pichitchai Atthakomol, Worapaka Manosroi, Aphiwij Mongkonkamthon, Peeradech Buranaworathitikul, Wilailak Wongcharoen, Siam Tongprasert, Tinakon Wongpakaran

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