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April 9, 2014

Quality of Life Research, Vol. 23 , Iss.2

Quality of Life Research, Volume 23 , Issue 2 is now available on SpringerLink.  

In this issue:
Thirty down, only ten to go?! Awareness and influence of a 10-year time frame in TTO
F. E. van Nooten , X. Koolman , J. J. V. Busschbach & W. B. F. Brouwer
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Associations of cancer and other chronic medical conditions with SF-6D preference-based scores in Medicare beneficiaries
Ron D. Hays , Bryce B. Reeve , Ashley Wilder Smith & Steven B. Clauser
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Assessment of children’s own health status using visual analogue scale and descriptive system of the EQ-5D-Y: linkage between two systems
X. Y. Wu , A. Ohinmaa , J. A. Johnson & P. J. Veugelers
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Mapping scores from the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) to preference-based utility values
Gareth Furber , Leonie Segal , Matthew Leach & Jane Cocks
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The valuation of the EQ-5D in Portugal
Lara N. Ferreira , Pedro L. Ferreira , Luis N. Pereira & Mark Oppe
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EQ-5D Portuguese population norms
Lara Noronha Ferreira , Pedro L. Ferreira , Luis N. Pereira & Mark Oppe
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Swedish experience-based value sets for EQ-5D health states
Kristina Burström , Sun Sun , Ulf-G Gerdtham , Martin Henriksson , Magnus Johannesson , Lars-Åke Levin & Niklas Zethraeus
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The quality of life questionnaire EQ-5D-5L: psychometric properties and normative values for the general German population
Andreas Hinz , Thomas Kohlmann , Yve Stöbel-Richter , Markus Zenger & Elmar Brähler
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Economic evaluation in short bowel syndrome (SBS): an algorithm to estimate utility scores for a patient-reported SBS-specific quality of life scale (SBS-QoL™)
Andrew Lloyd , Cicely Kerr , Katie Breheny , John Brazier , Aurora Ortiz & Emma Borg
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Probabilistic mapping of the health status measure SF-12 onto the health utility measure EQ-5D using the US-population-based scoring models
Quang A. Le
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Metacognition: towards a new approach to quality of life
Julien Blanc , Laurent Boyer , Pierre Le Coz & Pascal Auquier
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A framework for understanding quality of life in individuals without capacity
Jeff Round , Elizabeth L. Sampson & Louise Jones
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Is Rasch model analysis applicable in small sample size pilot studies for assessing item characteristics? An example using PROMIS pain behavior item bank data
Wen-Hung Chen , William Lenderking , Ying Jin , Kathleen W. Wyrwich , Heather Gelhorn & Dennis A. Revicki
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Measurement equivalence using a mixed-mode approach to administer health-related quality of life instruments
Jeanette M. Broering , Alan Paciorek , Peter R. Carroll , Leslie S. Wilson , Mark S. Litwin & Christine Miaskowski
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Use of factor analysis models to evaluate measurement invariance property of the Asthma Control Questionnaire (ACQ)
Yan Yan , Wei Wu , Robert C. Strunk & Jane Garbutt
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Measurement properties of the Work Limitations Questionnaire were sufficient among cancer survivors
Sietske J. Tamminga , Jos H. A. M. Verbeek , Monique H. W. Frings-Dresen & Angela G. E. M. De Boer
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Validation of the Polish version of the EORTC QLQ-BM22 module for the assessment of health-related quality of life in patients with bone metastases
Mirosława Püsküllüoğlu , Krzysztof A. Tomaszewski , Andrew Bottomley , Lori Holden , Iwona M. Tomaszewska , Roman Głowacki , Krzysztof Bereza , Edward B. Golec , Edward Chow & Krzysztof Krzemieniecki
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The Insomnia Severity Index: cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric evaluation of a Persian version
Khosro Sadeghniiat-Haghighi , Ali Montazeri , Ahmad Khajeh-Mehrizi , Saharnaz Nedjat & Omid Aminian
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Comparative validation of the WOMAC osteoarthritis and Lequesne algofunctional indices in Greek patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis
Georgios A. Konstantinidis , Vassilis H. Aletras , Kleanthi-Akylina Kanakari , Konstantinos Natsis , Nicholas Bellamy & Dimitris Niakas
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How to measure quality of life in shared-housing arrangements? A comparison of dementia-specific instruments
Johannes Gräske , Hilde Verbeek , Paul Gellert , Thomas Fischer , Adelheid Kuhlmey & Karin Wolf-Ostermann
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Development and initial psychometric evaluation of the hepatitis C virus-patient-reported outcomes (HCV-PRO) instrument
Roger T. Anderson , Robert W. Baran , Birgitta Dietz , Eric Kallwitz , Pennifer Erickson & Dennis A. Revicki
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Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Index into Spanish
Gabriel Gijon-Nogueron , Mwidimi Ndosi , Alejandro Luque-Suarez , Begonya Alcacer-Pitarch , Pedro Vicente Munuera , Adam Garrow & Anthony C. Redmond
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Brief Communication
Mokken scaling of the Chinese version of the Medical Outcomes Study Social Support Survey
David R. Thompson , Chantal F. Ski , Roger Watson & Wenru Wang
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Quality of life in female cancer survivors: is it related to ovarian reserve?
Laxmi A. Kondapalli , Katherine E. Dillon , Mary D. Sammel , Anushree Ray , Maureen Prewitt , Jill P. Ginsberg & Clarisa R. Gracia
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How good is “very good”? Translation effect in the racial/ethnic variation in self-rated health status
Sukyong Seo , Sukyung Chung & Martha Shumway
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The relationship between negative life events, psychological distress and life satisfaction: a population-based study
Gunnvor Marum , Jocelyne Clench-Aas , Ragnhild B. Nes & Ruth Kjærsti Raanaas
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Sleep characteristics and health-related quality of life among a national sample of American young adults: assessment of possible health disparities
Xiaoli Chen , Bizu Gelaye & Michelle A. Williams
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Quality of life as a predictor of overall survival after breast cancer treatment
Suzana Sales De Aguiar , Anke Bergmann & Inês Echenique Mattos
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Impact of laparoscopic colorectal segment resection on quality of life in women with deep endometriosis: one year follow-up
Paulo Augusto Ayrosa Ribeiro , Vanessa Gozzo Sekula , Helisabet Salomão Abdalla-Ribeiro , Francisco Cesar Rodrigues , Tsutomu Aoki & José Mendes Aldrighi
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Health-related quality of life (HRQL) in immunodeficient adults with selective IgA deficiency compared with age- and gender-matched controls and identification of risk factors for poor HRQL
G. H. Jörgensen , A. Gardulf , M. I. Sigurdsson , S. Arnlaugsson , L. Hammarström & B. R. Ludviksson
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Physical activity and quality of life among university students: exploring self-efficacy, self-esteem, and affect as potential mediators
Rodney P. Joseph , Kathryn E. Royse , Tanya J. Benitez & Dorothy W. Pekmezi
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Determinants of quality of life in Spanish transsexuals attending a gender unit before genital sex reassignment surgery
Esther Gómez-Gil , Leire Zubiaurre-Elorza , Isabel Esteva de Antonio , Antonio Guillamon & Manel Salamero
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How do clinical and psychological variables relate to quality of life in end-stage renal disease? Validating a proximal–distal model
Ramony Chan , Robert Brooks , Jonathan Erlich , Martin Gallagher , Paul Snelling , Josephine Chow & Michael Suranyi
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Is a diabetes pay-for-performance program cost-effective under the National Health Insurance in Taiwan?
Elise Chia-Hui Tan , Raoh-Fang Pwu , Duan-Rung Chen & Ming-Chin Yang
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Consequences of visual height intolerance for quality of life: a qualitative study
Florian Schäffler , Martin Müller , Doreen Huppert , Thomas Brandt , Theresa Tiffe & Eva Grill
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Fatigue interference with daily living among patients with inflammatory bowel disease
Randi Opheim , May Solveig Fagermoen , Tomm Bernklev , Lars-Petter Jelsness-Jorgensen & Bjorn Moum
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Assessment of health-related quality of life 6 years after childhood cochlear implantation
Rachel L. Meserole , Christine M. Carson , Anne W. Riley , Nae-Yuh Wang , Alexandra L. Quittner , Laurie S. Eisenberg , Emily A. Tobey , Howard W. Francis & John K. Niparko
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Quality of life among hazardous and harmful drinkers: EQ-5D over a 1-year follow-up period
Holly N. Essex , Ian R. White , Zarnie Khadjesari , Stuart Linke , Jim McCambridge , Elizabeth Murray , Steve Parrott & Christine Godfrey
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