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  1. In public health context, oncology is associated with severe negative impact on patients and on their relatives’ quality of life. Over the last decades, survival has remained at 50% worldwide for some tumor lo...

    Authors: Augusta Silveira, Teresa Sequeira, Joaquim Gonçalves and Pedro Lopes Ferreira
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:82
  2. Quality of life (QOL) is a good indicator of lifespan, especially for individuals who are suffering from a particular illness. QOL among patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) could be used for further implement...

    Authors: Ratipark Tamornpark, Suphaphorn Utsaha, Tawatchai Apidechkul, Dunlayaphap Panklang, Fartima Yeemard and Peeradone Srichan
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:81
  3. Two EQ-5D-3L (3L) value sets (developed in 2014 and 2018) co-exist in China. The study examined the level of agreement between index scores for all the 243 health states derived from them at both absolute and ...

    Authors: Ruo-Yu Zhang, Wei Wang, Hui-Jun Zhou, Jian-Wei Xuan, Nan Luo and Pei Wang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:80
  4. People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) are frequently confronted with severe social issues such as rejection, abandonment, criticism, and stigma. This would negatively affect their quality of life. Several studie...

    Authors: Nebiyu Mengistu, Habtamu Endashaw Hareru, Seid Shumye, Solomon Yimer, Daniel Sisay, Abdene Weya Kaso, Temesgen Muche, Chalachew Kassaw, Negasa Eshete Soboksa, Wondwosen Molla, Alemayehu Molla and Bereket Duko
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:77
  5. The diagnosis of a neurodegenerative disease (ND) produces profound changes in the quality of life of the affected families. Despite the vital importance of these processes, the scientific literature has addre...

    Authors: Alba Aza, María Gómez-Vela, Marta Badia, M. Begoña Orgaz, Eva González-Ortega, Isabel Vicario-Molina and Estrella Montes-López
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:76
  6. Ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD) are associated with a range of symptoms that adversely affect health-related quality of life. This research aimed to develop and validate two patient-reported o...

    Authors: Arpita Nag and Beverly Romero
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:75
  7. Authors: Luca Barni, María Ruiz‑Muñoz, Manuel Gonzalez‑Sanchez, Antonio I. Cuesta‑Vargas, Jose Merchan‑Baeza and Marco Freddolini
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:74

    The original article was published in Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:259

  8. It is estimated that, worldwide, 9% of deaths occur as a result of insufficient physical activity (PA) practice. Practicing PA can prevent and/or reduce the deleterious effects of different types of diseases a...

    Authors: Catarina Covolo Scarabottolo, William Rodrigues Tebar, Luis Alberto Gobbo, David Ohara, Aline Duarte Ferreira, Daniel da Silva Canhin and Diego Giulliano Destro Christofaro
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:71
  9. While different measures have been validated and used to assess the oral health related quality of life (OHRQoL) of children and adolescents, no previous study has tested the psychometric performance of OHRQoL...

    Authors: Manu Raj Mathur, Deepti Nagrath, Huda Yusuf, Vijay Kumar Mishra and Georgios Tsakos
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:70
  10. We sought to determine the association between mental stress-induced myocardial ischaemia (MSIMI) and quality of life (QoL) in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) after coronary revascularization.

    Authors: Nan Nan, Wei Dong, Bingyu Gao, Feihuan Cui, Zhi Chang, Jian Jiao, Huijuan Zuo, Hongzhi Mi, Xiantao Song, Shuzheng Lyu and Hongjia Zhang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:69
  11. Psoriasis (PS) is difficult to cure with a high incidence. Therefore, the quality of life (QOL) of people with Psoriasis has caused widespread concern. Universal scales respond poorly to subtle changes caused ...

    Authors: Qiongling Liu, Li Feng, Chonghua Wan, Jianfeng Tan, Jianbin Yu and Li Wang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:68
  12. There are many methods available for measuring social support and quality of life (QoL) of adolescents, of these, the KIDSCREEN tools are most widely used. Thus, we aimed to translate and validate the KIDSCREE...

    Authors: Leona Cilar Budler, Majda Pajnkihar, Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer, Owen Barr and Gregor Stiglic
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:67
  13. Previous research on health behavior and subjective well-being has mainly focused on interindividual differences or explored certain domains of health behavior. Good health behavior and subjective well-being a...

    Authors: Säde Stenlund, Heli Koivumaa-Honkanen, Lauri Sillanmäki, Hanna Lagström, Päivi Rautava and Sakari Suominen
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:66
  14. Uterine sarcomas are rare subtypes of primary urogenital tumours and need tailored treatment. This study aimed to examine the impact of diagnosis and treatment on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in pati...

    Authors: Dide den Hollander, Emma Lidington, Susanne Singer, Samantha C. Sodergren, Samer Salah, Marco Fiore, Charlotte Benson, Ingrid M. E. Desar, Vivian W. G. Burgers, Olga Husson and Winette T. A. van der Graaf
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:65
  15. Lifestyles, accounting for 53% in determining death, play a vital role in improving the health of older adults. Thus, this study aimed to explore the influencing factors of the health-promoting-lifestyles and ...

    Authors: Xiao Zheng, Yaqing Xue, Fang Dong, Lei Shi, Shujuan Xiao, Jiachi Zhang, Benli Xue, Yi Qian, Hong Zhu, Qiang Man and Chichen Zhang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:64
  16. It has been suggested that obesity phenotypes are related to mental health problems and health-related quality of life (HRQoL). However, there is no certain consensus. This systematic review aimed to evaluate ...

    Authors: Behnaz Abiri, Farhad Hosseinpanah, Seyedshahab Banihashem, Seyed Ataollah Madinehzad and Majid Valizadeh
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:63
  17. Crohn’s disease (CD) is a chronic disease that may have an adverse impact on health-related quality of life (HRQoL). This study aimed to describe the HRQoL of CD patients and assess correlating factors using t...

    Authors: Ziyun Gao, Pei Wang, Jie Hong, Yuqing Yan, Tianying Tong, Bin Wu, Jun Hu and Zhenhua Wang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:62
  18. While evidence concerning Quality of Life (QoL) in youth with cerebral palsy (CP) in comparison to the general population has been accumulating, there is a lack of studies exploring differences on a wider rang...

    Authors: Silke Schmidt, Henriette Markwart, Marion Rapp, Audrey Guyard, Catherine Arnaud, Jérôme Fauconnier, Ute Thyen, Stefanie Hahm, Nicolas Vidart d’Egurbide Bagazgoïtia and Holger Muehlan
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:61
  19. Demoralization is a common problem in oral cancer patients owing to the chronic and severe nature of their affliction. However, the association between demoralization and the patient’s spiritual needs, quality...

    Authors: Ting-Gang Chang, Pei-Ching Huang, Chiann-Yi Hsu and Ting-Ting Yen
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:60
  20. The Healthy Aging Brain Care-Monitor (HABC-M) questionnaires (self-reported version and caregiver version) have been validated for post-intensive care syndrome (PICS) detection in patients surviving a stay in ...

    Authors: Geoffrey Horlait, Charlotte Beaudart, Laurine Bougard, Stephen Bornheim, Camille Colson, Benoit Misset, Olivier Bruyère, Malaz Boustani and Anne-Françoise Rousseau
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:59
  21. One of key current social trends is the increasing number of single people. It has multiple implications as single individuals often live and behave differently than those living in relationships. Marital stat...

    Authors: Daniel Puciato, Michał Rozpara, Marek Bugdol and Barbara Mróz-Gorgoń
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:58

    The Correction to this article has been published in Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:73

  22. Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a rare, progressive, life-limiting genetic neuromuscular condition that significantly impacts the quality of life of informal caregivers. Carer quality of life is measured using ...

    Authors: Jill Carlton and Philip A. Powell
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:57
  23. This study aimed to evaluate the moderating effect of sense of coherence (SOC) on the relationship between social capital and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) among schoolchildren.

    Authors: Jessica Klöckner Knorst, Mario Vianna Vettore, Bruna Brondani, Bruno Emmanuelli, Fernanda Tomazoni and Thiago Machado Ardenghi
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:56
  24. Despite a global decline in new HIV/AIDS cases in low-middle countries, cases are increasing in Indonesia. Low knowledge about the disease among the general population is one of the major factors responsible f...

    Authors: Bustanul Arifin, M. Rifqi Rokhman, Zulkarnain Zulkarnain, Dyah Aryani Perwitasari, Marianti Manggau, Saidah Rauf, Rasuane Noor, Retna Siwi Padmawati, Maarten J. Postma, Muhammad Nasrum Massi and Jurjen van der Schans
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:55
  25. Infertility and its treatment have negative impacts on a couple’s marital relationship, sexual life, psychological state and interpersonal relationships, causing personal distress. Health-related quality of li...

    Authors: Zhao Shi, Zhuxin Mao, Hongwei Nie, Ling Geng, Gang Chen and Shunping Li
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:54
  26. Few health-related quality of life (QOL) questionnaires are designed specifically for healthy populations and are specific to gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms even though healthy individuals may frequently exper...

    Authors: Matthew Beke, Alyssa M. Burns, Sydney Weir, Rebecca J. Solch, Taylor C. Judkins, Carmelo Nieves Jr. and Bobbi Langkamp-Henken
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:53
  27. Epilepsy is one of the most common chronic neurological diseases that adversely impact the quality of life of patients and their families. The “Quality of Life of Childhood Epilepsy Questionnaire” (hereinafter...

    Authors: Ping Tang, Qunfeng Lu, Yinghui Wu, Lin Wang, Wenjuan Tang, Yan Jiang, Liling Yang, Jianlin Ji, Xiaomin Sun, Jingmin Sun and Jie Yang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:52
  28. Asthma impacts children’s physical, emotional, and psychosocial Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQL). The EQ-5D-Y is a generic econometric instrument developed to measure HRQL in children.

    Authors: Karina Mayoral, Olatz Garin, Catalina Lizano-Barrantes, Angels Pont, Araceli M. Caballero-Rabasco, Manuel Praena-Crespo, Laura Valdesoiro-Navarrete, María Teresa Guerra, José Antonio Castillo, Inés de Mir, Eva Tato, Jordi Alonso, Vicky Serra-Sutton, Yolanda Pardo and Montse Ferrer
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:51
  29. Recent studies have reported gender differences in adolescents’ health-related quality of life (HRQOL), with females scoring significantly lower than males. Researchers have identified the female puberty proce...

    Authors: Hyunjeong Shin, Songi Jeon and Inhae Cho
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:50
  30. Individuals born small for gestational age (SGA) have an increased risk of several adverse health outcomes, but their health-related quality of life (HRQoL) across young adulthood has yet to be studied. The ma...

    Authors: Cathrin Vano Mehl, Ingrid Marie Husby Hollund, Johanne Marie Iversen, Stian Lydersen, Paul Jarle Mork, Eero Kajantie and Kari Anne I. Evensen
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:49
  31. End-of-life care decision-making has become important to support dignity and quality of life for patients who are facing death in Korea, along with the enactment of the Life-Sustaining Treatment Act in 2018. H...

    Authors: Shinmi Kim, Insook Lee, Sun-Woo Hong and Su-Jin Koh
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:48
  32. Everyday functioning is a clinically relevant concept in dementia, yet little is known about the clinical meaningfulness of scores on functional outcome measures. We aimed to establish clinically meaningful sc...

    Authors: Mark A. Dubbelman, Caroline B. Terwee, Merike Verrijp, Leonie N. C. Visser, Philip Scheltens and Sietske A. M. Sikkes
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:47
  33. Advanced medical technologies can prolong life of stroke survivors. Dynamic change of health outcomes provides essential information to manage stroke. Mathematical models, to extrapolate health status over a l...

    Authors: Nipaporn Butsing, Mathuros Tipayamongkholgul, Jung-Der Wang and Disya Ratanakorn
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:46

    The Correction to this article has been published in Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:72

  34. Oral health-related problems are highly prevalent and, like many other diseases, affect Quality of Life. Although most primary schools in Fiji have supervised school brushing programs and have regular screenin...

    Authors: Anumala Ram, Masoud Mohammadnezhad, Tamara Mangum and Brian Mangum
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:45
  35. Nurses are known to have negative health outcomes related to their work. While it is acknowledged that nursing work is associated with things like back injuries and burnout, there is limited evidence as to wha...

    Authors: Leah Adeline Phillips, Nyla de Los Santos, Henry Ntanda and Jennifer Jackson
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:44
  36. The proportion of the world population aged over 65 years is increasing in the world population. Quality of life is an important factor in the biopsychosocial management of older patients. The Older People’s Q...

    Authors: Sophie Carrard, Claudia Mooser, Roger Hilfiker and Anne-Gabrielle Mittaz Hager
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:43
  37. Stigma is one of the most significant constraints on people living with depression. There is a lack of validated scales in Portugal to measure depression stigma; therefore, the Depression Stigma Scale (DSS) is...

    Authors: Virgínia Conceição, Inês Rothes, Milton Severo, Kathleen Griffiths, Ulrich Hegerl and Ricardo Gusmão
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:42
  38. Loneliness and social isolation are increasingly recognised as global public health threats, meaning that reliable and valid measures are needed to monitor these conditions at a population level. We aimed to d...

    Authors: Karine E. Manera, Ben J. Smith, Katherine B. Owen, Philayrath Phongsavan and Michelle H. Lim
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:40
  39. Hypertension is a highly prevalent condition, with optimal treatment to BP targets conferring significant gains in terms of cardiovascular outcomes. Understanding why some patients do not achieve BP targets wo...

    Authors: Andrew N. Jordan, Christine Anning, Lindsay Wilkes, Claire Ball, Nicola Pamphilon, Christopher E. Clark, Nicholas G. Bellenger, Angela C. Shore, Andrew S. P. Sharp and Jose M. Valderas
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:39
  40. Extensive studies have confirmed social support as a critical protective factor of people’s health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and subjective well-being (SWB). However, health promoting behaviors as a pote...

    Authors: Phoenix K. H. Mo, Eliza L. Y. Wong, Nelson C. Y. Yeung, Samuel Y. S. Wong, Roger Y. Chung, Alan C. Y. Tong, Chris C. Y. Ko, Jia Li and Eng-kiong Yeoh
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:38
  41. Earthquakes are global natural disasters and can cause loss of property, livelihood and affect human health. A 5.4 magnitude earthquake, the Pohang earthquake, occurred in South Korea in 2017. In this study, b...

    Authors: Eun-Mi Kim, Gwang Suk Kim, Heejung Kim, Chang Gi Park, Ogcheol Lee and Betty Pfefferbaum
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:37
  42. To describe the reduced health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) patients and their caregiver burden and to present its relationship with disease progression.

    Authors: Valeska Andreozzi, Pedro Labisa, Melina Mota, Susana Monteiro, Rita Alves, João Almeida, Björn Vandewalle, Jorge Felix, Katharina Buesch, Hugo Canhão and Igor Beitia Ortiz de Zarate
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:36
  43. The Pediatric Quality of Life™ 3.0 Neuromuscular Module is an instrument to assess health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among children with neuromuscular diseases (NMDs) aged 2–18 years. This study aimed to ...

    Authors: Guswan Wiwaha, Dian M. Sari, Vitriana Biben, Deni K. Sunjaya and Dany Hilmanto
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:33
  44. Authors: Mohammadreza Davoudi, Parnian Rezaei, Fereshteh Rajaeiramsheh, Seyed Majid Ahmadi and Amir Abbas Taheri
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:32

    The original article was published in Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:49

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