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October 13, 2014

Quality of Life Research, Volume 23 , Issue 9

Quality of Life Research. Volume 23 , Issue 9 is now available on SpringerLink.

In this issue:
Review
Defining recovery in chronic fatigue syndrome: a critical review
Jenna L. Adamowicz , Indre Caikauskaite & Fred Friedberg
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Response
A definition of recovery in myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome should be based upon objective measures
Frank N. M. Twisk
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Commentary
Authors’ response to commentary by Twisk
Jenna L. Adamowicz , Indre Caikauskaite & Fred Friedberg
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Minimal evidence of response shift in the absence of a catalyst
Sara Ahmed , Richard Sawatzky , Jean-Frédéric Levesque , Deborah Ehrmann-Feldman & Carolyn E. Schwartz
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Mapping the content of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS®) using the International Classification of Functioning, Health and Disability
Carole A. Tucker , Reuben Escorpizo , Alarcos Cieza , Jin Shei Lai , Gerold Stucki , T. Bedirhan Ustun , Nenad Kostanjsek , David Cella & Christopher B. Forrest
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The validity of a patient-reported adverse drug event questionnaire using different recall periods
Sieta T. de Vries , Flora M. Haaijer-Ruskamp , Dick de Zeeuw & Petra Denig
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Psychometric properties of a brief, clinically relevant measure of pain in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
Zeeshan Butt , Jin-Shei Lai , Jennifer L. Beaumont , Karen Kaiser , Rajiv Mallick , David Cella & Jennifer L. Steel
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Brief Communication
The Hunter Syndrome-Functional Outcomes for Clinical Understanding Scale (HS-FOCUS) Questionnaire: item reduction and further validation
Ingela Wiklund , Mireia Raluy-Callado , Wen-Hung Chen , Joseph Muenzer , Juanzhi Fang & David Whiteman
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The VEINES-QOL/Sym questionnaire is a reliable and valid disease-specific quality of life measure for deep vein thrombosis in elderly patients
M. Méan , A. Limacher , S. R. Kahn & D. Aujesky
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Brief Communication
Assessing quality of life in middle-aged and older adults with HIV: psychometric testing of the WHOQOL-HIV-Bref
Marco Pereira , Alexandra Martins , Stephanie Alves & Maria Cristina Canavarro
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Brief Communication
Adaptation and validation of the Spanish version of the Patient-Oriented Prostate Utility Scale (PORPUS)
Mónica Ávila , Yolanda Pardo , Manel Castells , Ferran Ferrer , Ana Boladeras , Joan Pera , Pedro J. Prada , Benjamin Guix , Belen de Paula , Helena Hernandez , Angels Pont , Jordi Alonso , Olatz Garin , Karen Bremner , Murray Krahn & Montse Ferrer
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Brief Communication
Transcultural and psychometric validation of the Dispositional Resilience Scale (DRS-15) in Chinese adult women
Janet Yuen-Ha Wong , Daniel Yee-Tak Fong , Anna Wai-Man Choi , Claudia Kor-Yee Chan , Agnes Tiwari , Ko Ling Chan , Vincent Lai , TK Logan & Paul Bartone
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Exploring the outcomes in studies of primary frozen shoulder: is there a need for a core outcome set?
Sara Rodgers , Stephen Brealey , Laura Jefferson , Catriona McDaid , Emma Maund , Nigel Hanchard , Lorna Goodchild & Sally Spencer
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Does abortion reduce self-esteem and life satisfaction?
M. A. Biggs , Ushma D. Upadhyay , Julia R. Steinberg & Diana G. Foster
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Brief Communication
Longitudinal changes in health-related quality of life in normal glucose tolerance, prediabetes and type 2 diabetes: results from the KORA S4/F4 cohort study
Matthias Hunger , Rolf Holle , Christa Meisinger , Wolfgang Rathmann , Annette Peters & Michaela Schunk
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Assessing individual and neighborhood social factors in child oral health-related quality of life: a multilevel analysis
Renata Saraiva Guedes , Chaiana Piovesan , José Leopoldo Ferreira Antunes , Fausto Medeiros Mendes & Thiago Machado Ardenghi
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Measurement of stable changes of self-management skills after rehabilitation: a latent state–trait analysis of the Health Education Impact Questionnaire (heiQ™)
M. Schuler , G. Musekamp , J. Bengel , M. Schwarze , K. Spanier , Chr. Gutenbrunner , I. Ehlebracht-König , S. Nolte , R. H. Osborne & H. Faller
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Determinants of socioeconomic inequalities in subjective well-being in later life: a cross-country comparison in England and the USA
Stephen Jivraj & James Nazroo
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The mediating role of self-stigma and unmet needs on the recovery of people with schizophrenia living in the community
Kevin K. S. Chan & Winnie W. S. Mak
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Vitamin D and health-related quality of life in a community sample of older Canadians
Y. S. Chao , J. P. Ekwaru , A. Ohinmaa , G. Griener & P. J. Veugelers
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Social constraints and quality of life among chinese-speaking breast cancer survivors: a mediation model
Jin You & Qian Lu
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Predictors of health-related quality of life changes after lifestyle intervention in persons at risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus
Vegard Nilsen , Per Sigvald Bakke , Gudrun Rohde & Frode Gallefoss
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Change and predictors of quality of life in institutionalized older adults with dementia
Emilia Castro-Monteiro , Maria João Forjaz , Alba Ayala , Carmen Rodriguez-Blazquez , Gloria Fernandez-Mayoralas , Alicia Diaz-Redondo & Pablo Martinez-Martin
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Impact of psychological and cancer-related factors on HRQoL for Korean childhood cancer survivors
Myung Ah Rhee , Kyong Mee Chung , Yuri Lee , Hana K. Choi , Jung Woo Han , Hyo Sun Kim , Sun Hee Kim , Yoon Jung Shin & Chuhl Joo Lyu
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Exploring factors influencing residents’ health outcomes in long-term care facilities: 1-year follow-up using latent growth curve model
Li-Fan Liu , Rhay-Hung Weng & Jiun-Yu Wu
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Quality of life and psychological functioning in pediatric obesity: the role of body image dissatisfaction between girls and boys of different ages
Maria João Gouveia , Roberta Frontini , Maria Cristina Canavarro & Helena Moreira
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Self-reported health and satisfaction of patients with chronic diseases who meditate: a case–control study
Romy Lauche , Jost Langhorst , Anna Paul , Gustav Dobos & Holger Cramer
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Brief Communication
Diminishing marginal disutility of hypoglycaemic events: results from a time trade-off survey in five countries
Jørgen T. Lauridsen , Jonas Lønborg , Jens Gundgaard & Henrik Holm Jensen
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