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Quality of Life Research

Uitgave 7/2018

Special Section: Test Construction

Inhoudsopgave (25 Artikelen)


Introduction to special section: test construction

Muirne C. S. Paap, Jan R. Böhnke, Carolyn E. Schwartz, Frans J. Oort

Open Access Special Section: Test Construction (by invitation only)

Measurement versus prediction in the construction of patient-reported outcome questionnaires: can we have our cake and eat it?

Niels Smits, L. Andries van der Ark, Judith M. Conijn

Special Section: Test Construction (by invitation only)

Ensuring content validity of patient-reported outcomes: a shadow-test approach to their adaptive measurement

Seung W. Choi, Wim J. van der Linden

Open Access Special Section: Test Construction (by invitation only)

Application of validity theory and methodology to patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs): building an argument for validity

Melanie Hawkins, Gerald R. Elsworth, Richard H. Osborne

Special Section: Test Construction (by invitation only)

Fit for purpose and modern validity theory in clinical outcomes assessment

Michael C. Edwards, Ashley Slagle, Jonathan D. Rubright, R. J. Wirth

Special Section: Test Construction (by invitation only)

Scale development with small samples: a new application of longitudinal item response theory

Carrie R. Houts, Robert Morlock, Steven I. Blum, Michael C. Edwards, R. J. Wirth

Special Section: Test Construction (by invitation only)

Measurement invariance, the lack thereof, and modeling change

Michael C. Edwards, Carrie R. Houts, R. J. Wirth

Open Access Special Section: Test Construction (by invitation only)

The use of latent variable mixture models to identify invariant items in test construction

Richard Sawatzky, Lara B. Russell, Tolulope T. Sajobi, Lisa M. Lix, Jacek Kopec, Bruno D. Zumbo


A review of preference-based measures for the assessment of quality of life in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy

Christine Mpundu-Kaambwa, Gang Chen, Elisabeth Huynh, Remo Russo, Julie Ratcliffe

Health state utility values of high prevalence mental disorders in Australia: results from the National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing

Cathrine Mihalopoulos, Lidia Engel, Long Khanh-Dao Le, Anne Magnus, Meredith Harris, Mary Lou Chatterton

Open Access

People in states worse than dead according to the EQ-5D UK value set: would they rather be dead?

Lars Bernfort, Björn Gerdle, Magnus Husberg, Lars-Åke Levin

Evaluation of options for presenting health-states from PROMIS® item banks for valuation exercises

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

Quality of life of patients with gastrointestinal cancers undergoing chemotherapy

Ilufredo Y. Tantoy, Bruce A. Cooper, Anand Dhruva, Janine Cataldo, Steven M. Paul, Yvette P. Conley, Marilyn Hammer, Kord M. Kober, Jon D. Levine, Christine Miaskowski

Brief Communication

Importance ratings on patient-reported outcome items for survivorship care: comparison between pediatric cancer survivors, parents, and clinicians

Conor M. Jones, Justin N. Baker, Rachel M. Keesey, Ruth J. Eliason, Jennifer Q. Lanctot, Jennifer L. Clegg, Belinda N. Mandrell, Kirsten K. Ness, Kevin R. Krull, Deokumar Srivastava, Christopher B. Forrest, Melissa M. Hudson, Leslie L. Robison, I-Chan Huang

PROMIS®-29 v2.0 profile physical and mental health summary scores

Ron D. Hays, Karen L. Spritzer, Benjamin D. Schalet, David Cella

Open Access

The importance of content and face validity in instrument development: lessons learnt from service users when developing the Recovering Quality of Life measure (ReQoL)

Janice Connell, Jill Carlton, Andrew Grundy, Elizabeth Taylor Buck, Anju Devianee Keetharuth, Thomas Ricketts, Michael Barkham, Dan Robotham, Diana Rose, John Brazier

Brief Communication

The modified Memorial Symptom Assessment Scale Short Form: a modified response format and rational scoring rules

J. L. Sharp, K. Gough, M. C. Pascoe, A. Drosdowsky, V. T. Chang, P. Schofield

Open Access

Validation of the PROMIS Sleep Disturbance and Sleep-Related Impairment item banks in Dutch adolescents

Jojanneke A. M. C. van Kooten, Raphaёle R. L. van Litsenburg, Whitney R. Yoder, Gertjan J. L. Kaspers, Caroline B. Terwee

Psychometric evaluation of the Chinese version of the Child Health Utility 9D (CHU9D-CHN): a school-based study in China

Peirong Yang, Gang Chen, Peng Wang, Kejian Zhang, Feng Deng, Haifeng Yang, Guihua Zhuang

Open Access Brief Communication

Activity pacing: moving beyond taking breaks and slowing down

Deborah Antcliff, Philip Keeley, Malcolm Campbell, Steve Woby, Anne-Maree Keenan, Linda McGowan