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September 23, 2014

Quality of Life Research, Vol. 23, Issue 8

Quality of Life Research. Volume 23 , Issue 8 is now available on SpringerLink.

In this issue:
Conceptualizing global health-related quality of life in bladder cancer
Nathan Perlis , Murray Krahn , Shabbir Alibhai , Antonio Finelli , Paul Ritvo , Karen E. Bremner & Girish Kulkarni
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Assessing quality of life in patients with prostate cancer: a systematic and standardized comparison of available instruments
Stefanie Schmidt , Olatz Garin , Yolanda Pardo , José M. Valderas , Jordi Alonso , Pablo Rebollo , Luis Rajmil , Carlos Garcia-Forero & Montse Ferrer
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Danish population-based reference data for the EORTC QLQ-C30: associations with gender, age and morbidity
Therese Juul , Morten Aagaard Petersen , Bernhard Holzner , Søren Laurberg , Peter Christensen & Mogens Grønvold
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Results from several population studies show that recommended scoring methods of the SF-36 and the SF-12 may lead to incorrect conclusions and subsequent health decisions
Graeme Tucker , Robert Adams & David Wilson
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Factorial structural analysis of the Spanish version of WHOQOL-BREF: an exploratory structural equation model study
Sonia Benitez-Borrego , Joan Guàrdia-Olmos & Alfonso Urzúa-Morales
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Assessing quality of life in young adult cancer survivors: development of the Survivorship-Related Quality of Life scale
Crystal L. Park , Jennifer H. Wortmann , Amy E. Hale , Dalnim Cho & Thomas O. Blank
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Health impact of sport and exercise in emerging adult men: a prospective study
Yves Henchoz , Stéphanie Baggio , Alexandra A. N’Goran , Joseph Studer , Stéphane Deline , Meichun Mohler-Kuo , Jean-Bernard Daeppen & Gerhard Gmel
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Physical activity in relation to quality of life in newly diagnosed colon cancer patients: a 24-month follow-up
Cari Lewis , Pengcheng Xun & Ka He
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Patient’s response to a simple question on recovery after hemodialysis session strongly associated with scores of comprehensive tools for quality of life and depression symptoms
Gildete Barreto Lopes , Luciana Ferreira Silva , Gustavo Behrens Pinto , Luiz Fernando Catto , Marcia Tereza Silva Martins , Margarida Maria Dantas Dutra & Antonio Alberto Lopes
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Using Rasch analysis to examine the distress thermometer’s cut-off scores among a mixed group of patients with cancer
Sylvie D. Lambert , Julie F. Pallant , Kerrie Clover , Benjamin Britton , Madeleine T. King & Gregory Carter
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Mixture modelling analysis of one-month disability after stroke: stroke outcomes study (SOS1)
Theresa Munyombwe , Kate M. Hill , Peter Knapp & Robert M. West
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Relationship among chelator adherence, change in chelators, and quality of life in Thalassemia
Felicia L. Trachtenberg , Eric Gerstenberger , Yan Xu , Lauren Mednick , Amy Sobota , Hannah Ware , Alexis A. Thompson , Ellis J. Neufeld & Robert Yamashita
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The prediction of quality of life by physical, psychological and social components of frailty in community-dwelling older people
R. J. J. Gobbens & M. A. L. M. van Assen
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Impact of vertigo and dizziness on self-perceived participation and autonomy in older adults: results from the KORA-Age study
Martin Mueller , Ralf Strobl , Klaus Jahn , Birgit Linkohr , Karl Heinz Ladwig , Andreas Mielck & Eva Grill
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Health-related quality of life following radical prostatectomy: long-term outcomes
Andrew G. Matthew , Shabbir M. H. Alibhai , Tal Davidson , Kristen L. Currie , Haiyan Jiang , Murray Krahn , Neil E. Fleshner , Robin Kalnin , Alyssa S. Louis , B. Joyce Davison & John Trachtenberg
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The impact of new screen-detected and previously known type 2 diabetes on health-related quality of life: a population-based study in Qingdao, China
Yanlei Zhang , Jianping Sun , Zengchang Pang , Xiaoyong Wang , Weiguo Gao , Feng Ning , Jie Ren , Anil Kapur , Harri Sintonen & Qing Qiao
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Brief Communication
Patient education, upper-limb symptom perception, and quality of life among Japanese breast cancer survivors
Miyako Tsuchiya
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The effects of anxiety sensitivity, pain hypervigilance, and pain catastrophizing on quality of life outcomes of patients with chronic pain: a preliminary, cross-sectional analysis
W. S. Wong , H. M. J. Lam , Y. F. Chow , P. P. Chen , H. S. Lim , Steven Wong & R. Fielding
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Improving the mapping of condition-specific health-related quality of life onto SF-6D score
Yingsi Yang , M. Y. Wong , Cindy L. K. Lam & Carlos K. H. Wong
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Comparison between the EQ-5D-5L and the EQ-5D-3L in patients with hepatitis B
Y. X. Jia , F. Q. Cui , L. Li , D. L. Zhang , G. M Zhang , F. Z. Wang , X. H. Gong , H. Zheng , Z. H. Wu , N. Miao , X. J. Sun , L. Zhang , J. J. Lv & F. Yang
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Using WOMAC Index scores and personal characteristics to estimate Assessment of Quality of Life utility scores in people with hip and knee joint disease
Ilana N. Ackerman , Mark A. Tacey , Zanfina Ademi , Megan A. Bohensky , Danny Liew & Caroline A. Brand
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Brief Communication
A comparison of EQ-5D-3L population norms in Queensland, Australia, estimated using utility value sets from Australia, the UK and USA
Susan Clemens , Nelufa Begum , Catherine Harper , Jennifer A. Whitty & Paul A. Scuffham
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Exploring psychometric properties of the SF-6D, a preference-based health-related quality of life measure, in the context of spinal cord injury
Lidia Engel , Stirling Bryan , Silvia M. A. A. Evers , Carmen D. Dirksen , Vanessa K. Noonan & David G. T. Whitehurst
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Modelling utility weights for the Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL)-8D
Jeff Richardson , Kompal Sinha , Angelo Iezzi & Munir A. Khan
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Book Review
Cappelleri JC, Zou KH, Bushmakin AG, Alvir JMJ, Alemayehu D, Symonds T: Patient-reported outcomes, measurement, implementation and interpretation
Adam B. Smith
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