January 29, 2014

Quality of Life Research, Vol. 23, Iss.1

The new issue of Quality of Life Research, Volume 23, Issue 1 is now available on SpringerLink.

In this issue:

Don’t middle your MIDs: regression to the mean shrinks estimates of minimally important differences
Peter M. Fayers & Ron D. Hays
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Commentary
Significance, truth and proof of p values: reminders about common misconceptions regarding null hypothesis significance testing
Mathilde G. E. Verdam , Frans J. Oort & Mirjam A. G. Sprangers
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Fluctuations in appraisal over time in the context of stable versus non-stable health
Carolyn E. Schwartz , Brian R. Quaranto , Bruce D. Rapkin , Brian C. Healy , Timothy Vollmer & Mirjam A. G. Sprangers
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Review
Effectiveness of psychoeducational support on quality of life in early-stage breast cancer patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Ayako Matsuda , Kazue Yamaoka , Toshiro Tango , Tomohiro Matsuda & Hiroshi Nishimoto
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Does self-management counseling in patients with heart failure improve quality of life? Findings from the Heart Failure Adherence and Retention Trial (HART)
Kathleen L. Grady , Carlos F. Mendes de Leon , Andrea T. Kozak , John F. Cursio , DeJuran Richardson , Elizabeth Avery , James E. Calvin & Lynda H. Powell
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Necessary and sufficient causes of participation post-stroke: practical and philosophical perspectives
Nancy E. Mayo , David Bronstein , Susan C. Scott , Lois E. Finch & Sydney Miller
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Should patients perception of health status be integrated in the prognostic assessment of heart failure patients? A prospective study
Paola Di Giulio
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Quality of life and emotional distress between patients on peritoneal dialysis versus community-based hemodialysis
K. Griva , A. W. Kang , Z. L. Yu , N. K. Mooppil , M Foo , Choong Meng Chan & S. P. Newman
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Body mass index and health-related quality of life in apparently healthy individuals
Päivi E. Korhonen , Tellervo Seppälä , Salme Järvenpää & Hannu Kautiainen
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Impact of diagnosis of diabetes on health-related quality of life among high risk individuals: the Diabetes Prevention Program outcomes study
D. Marrero , Q. Pan , E. Barrett-Connor , M. de Groot , P. Zhang , C. Percy , H. Florez , R. Ackermann , M. Montez & R. R. Rubin
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A conceptual model of health-related quality of life in sarcoidosis
David E. Victorson , David Cella , Heidi Grund & Marc A. Judson
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Validation of the SF-36 in patients with endometriosis
Donald E. Stull , Radek Wasiak , Noemi Kreif , Mireia Raluy , Antje Colligs , Christian Seitz & Christoph Gerlinger
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The association between motor vehicle injuries and health-related quality of life: a longitudinal study of a population-based sample in the United States
Suliman Alghnam , Mari Palta , Patrick L. Remington , John Mullahy & Maureen S. Durkin
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Brief Communication
Association of patient demographics on quality of life in a sample of adult patients with cardiac arrhythmias
Derek H. Tang , Adrienne M. Gilligan & Klaus Romero
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Quality of life in head and neck cancer patients after tumor therapy and subsequent rehabilitation: an exploratory study
Judit Nagy , Gábor Braunitzer , Márk Antal , Csaba Berkovits , Péter Novák & Katalin Nagy
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Poor self-rated health associated with an increased risk of subsequent development of lung cancer
Hilde Kristin Refvik Riise , Trond Riise , Gerd Karin Natvig & Anne Kjersti Daltveit
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Health-related quality of life and physical, mental, and cognitive disabilities among nursing home residents in Jordan
Fidaa Mohammad Almomani , Joan M. McDowd , Wegdan Bani-Issa & Murad Almomani
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Predictors of psychological well-being and stress among Jordanian menopausal women
Rania Y. Abdelrahman , Lubna A. Abushaikha & Mohammad A. al-Motlaq
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Health-related quality of life in fathers of children with or without developmental disability: the mediating effect of parental stress
Yu-Ping Huang , Ming-yuh Chang , Yu-Lin Chi & Fei-Chen Lai
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Evaluation of a patient-reported continuity of care model for older adults
Suzanne E. Bentler , Robert O. Morgan , Beth A. Virnig & Fredric D. Wolinsky
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Commentary
Innovations in e-health
Paul Wicks , Jon Stamford , Martha A. Grootenhuis , Lotte Haverman & Sara Ahmed
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Assessing psychological well-being: self-report instruments for the NIH Toolbox
John M. Salsman , Jin-Shei Lai , Hugh C. Hendrie , Zeeshan Butt , Nicholas Zill , Paul A. Pilkonis , Christopher Peterson , Catherine M. Stoney , Pim Brouwers & David Cella
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Difference in method of administration did not significantly impact item response: an IRT-based analysis from the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) initiative
Jakob B. Bjorner , Matthias Rose , Barbara Gandek , Arthur A. Stone , Doerte U. Junghaenel & John E. Ware
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Testing the measurement equivalence of paper and interactive voice response system versions of the EORTC QLQ-C30
J. Jason Lundy , Stephen Joel Coons & Neil K. Aaronson
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Testing measurement invariance of the patient-reported outcomes measurement information system pain behaviors score between the US general population sample and a sample of individuals with chronic pain
Hyewon Chung , Jiseon Kim , Karon F. Cook , Robert L. Askew , Dennis A. Revicki & Dagmar Amtmann
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Exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis of the PROMIS pain quality item bank
Dennis A. Revicki , Karon F. Cook , Dagmar Amtmann , Neesha Harnam , Wen-Hung Chen & Francis J. Keefe
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Cognitive interviewing of the US National Cancer Institute’s Patient-Reported Outcomes version of the Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (PRO-CTCAE)
Jennifer L. Hay , Thomas M. Atkinson , Bryce B. Reeve , Sandra A. Mitchell , Tito R. Mendoza , Gordon Willis , Lori M. Minasian , Steven B. Clauser , Andrea Denicoff , Ann O’Mara , Alice Chen , Antonia V. Bennett , Diane B. Paul , Joshua Gagne , Lauren Rogak , Laura Sit , Vish Viswanath , Deborah Schrag & Ethan Basch
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Brief Communication
The Piper Fatigue Scale-Revised: translation and psychometric evaluation in Spanish-speaking breast cancer survivors
Irene Cantarero-Villanueva , Carolina Fernández-Lao , Lourdes Díaz-Rodríguez , Antonio Ignacio Cuesta-Vargas , César Fernández-de-las-Peñas , Barbara F. Piper & Manuel Arroyo-Morales
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Brief Communication
Reliability, validity and responsiveness of the Italian version of the Foot Function Index in patients with foot and ankle diseases
Nicolò Martinelli , Gennaro Maria Scotto , Elena Sartorelli , Carlo Bonifacini , Alberto Bianchi & Francesco Malerba
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Brief Communication
Reproducibility study of Overactive Bladder Symptom Score questionnaire and its response to treatment (RESORT) in Korean population with overactive bladder symptoms
Seong Jin Jeong , Yukio Homma & Seung-June Oh
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Brief Communication
Psychometric analysis of the Swedish translation of the WHO well-being index
Jesper Löve , Lena Andersson , Crystal Dea Moore & Gunnel Hensing
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The use of focus groups to develop a culturally relevant quality of life tool for lymphatic filariasis in Bangladesh
Lynne Zeldenryk , Marion Gray , Susan Gordon , Rick Speare & Moazzem Hossain
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Brief Communication
The Functional Living Index-Cancer is a reliable and valid instrument in Chinese cancer patients
Daniel Y. T. Fong , Alvina H. K. Lee , Stewart Y. Tung , Janet Y. H. Wong , Y. M. Chan , Cynthia R. Goh & Y. B. Cheung
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The development and validation of the Family Reported Outcome Measure (FROM-16)© to assess the impact of disease on the partner or family member
Catherine Jane Golics , Mohammad Khurshid Azam Basra , Andrew Yule Finlay & Sam Salek
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Few items in the thyroid-related quality of life instrument ThyPRO exhibited differential item functioning
Torquil Watt , Mogens Groenvold , Laszlo Hegedüs , Steen Joop Bonnema , Åse Krogh Rasmussen , Ulla Feldt-Rasmussen & Jakob Bue Bjorner
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Evaluation of the similarities and differences in response patterns to the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory and the Child Oral Health Impact Scores among youth with cleft
Hillary L. Broder , Robert G. Norman , Lacey Sischo & Maureen Wilson-Genderson
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PROMIS® Parent Proxy Report Scales for children ages 5–7 years: an item response theory analysis of differential item functioning across age groups
James W. Varni , David Thissen , Brian D. Stucky , Yang Liu , Brooke Magnus , Hally Quinn , Debra E. Irwin , Esi Morgan DeWitt , Jin-Shei Lai , Dagmar Amtmann , Heather E. Gross & Darren A. DeWalt
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Depression and painful conditions: patterns of association with health status and health utility ratings in the general population
Scott B. Patten , Jeanne V. A. Williams , Dina H. Lavorato , Andrew G. M. Bulloch , Gillian Currie & Herb Emery
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Erratum
Erratum to: Understanding appraisal processes underlying the thentest: a mixed methods investigation
Carolyn E. Schwartz & Bruce D. Rapkin
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Erratum
Erratum to: 20th Annual Conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Research
Heather Vitale & Rebecca Brandt
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