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  1. The Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Cognitive Function (FACT-Cog) evaluates perceived cognitive functioning and their impact on quality of life. This study was designed to evaluate the factors associat...

    Authors: Mariam Hassan, Zainab Barakat, Youssef Fares and Linda Abou-Abbas
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:9
  2. There is increasing interest in the validation of pediatric preference-based health-related quality of life measurement instruments. It is critical that children with various degrees of health-related quality ...

    Authors: Xiuqin Xiong, Kim Dalziel, Li Huang, Brendan Mulhern and Natalie Carvalho
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:8
  3. The stroke-specific quality of life 2.0 (SSQOL 2.0) scale is a valid, reliable instrument which has been widely used as a patients reported outcome measure among stroke survivors. However, the SSQOL scale has ...

    Authors: Dechasa Imiru Wayessa, Mulugeta Bayisa Chala, Solomon Fasika Demissie, Abey Bekele Abebe, Balamurugan Janakiraman, Sisay Deme and Moges Gashaw
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:7
  4. Subjectively assessing health related quality of life (HRQoL) in children and adolescents is increasingly important in the public health field. One valid and widely used generic HRQoL instrument is the KIDSCRE...

    Authors: Eva-Grethe Befus, Sølvi Helseth, Eirin Mølland, Thomas Westergren, Liv Fegran and Kristin Haraldstad
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:6
  5. Comorbid mental health conditions are common in people with epilepsy and have a significant negative impact on important epilepsy outcomes, although the evidence is mostly from high-income countries. This syst...

    Authors: Ruth Tsigebrhan, Andualem Derese, Symon M. Kariuki, Abebaw Fekadu, Girmay Medhin, Charles R. Newton, Martin J. Prince and Charlotte Hanlon
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:5
  6. In clinical studies, the EQ-5D-5L is often employed with disease-specific health-related quality of life instruments. The questions in the former are more general than the latter; however, it is known that res...

    Authors: Shoki Izumi, Yasuhiro Hagiwara, Yutaka Matsuyama, Takeru Shiroiwa, Naruto Taira, Takuya Kawahara, Keiko Konomura, Shinichi Noto, Takashi Fukuda and Kojiro Shimozuma
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:3
  7. Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are recommended for assessing patient-centered outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The main aims were to assess the level of participation in an electronic P...

    Authors: Daniel Deutscher, Clara Weil, Gabriel Chodick, Sveta Tsukinovsky, Keith Bodger, Matti Waterman and Revital Kariv
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:2
  8. Preference heterogeneity in health valuation has become a topic of greater discussion among health technology assessment agencies. To better understand heterogeneity within a national population, valuation stu...

    Authors: Suzana Karim, Benjamin Matthew Craig, Romina Arely Tejada and Federico Augustovski
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2023 21:1
  9. Quality of Life (QoL) of bladder cancer patients has been largely neglected. This is partly due to the lack of well-validated QoL questionnaires. The aim of this study is to examine the structural validity, re...

    Authors: T. M. Ripping, E. Rammant, J. A. Witjes, N. K. Aaronson, M. van Hemelrijck, L. M. C. van Hoogstraten, L. A. Kiemeney and K. K. H. Aben
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:171
  10. Fatigue is a common symptom in hospitalized and non-hospitalized patients recovering from COVID-19, but no fatigue measurement scales or questions have been validated in these populations. The objective of thi...

    Authors: Hiten Naik, Selena Shao, Karen C. Tran, Alyson W. Wong, James A. Russell, Esther Khor, Luis Nacul, R. Jane McKay, Christopher Carlsten, Christopher J. Ryerson and Adeera Levin
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:170
  11. An increasing number of postmenopausal women are diagnosed with breast cancer at an older age (≥ 70 years). There is a lack of synthesised health utility data to support decision-making for managing breast can...

    Authors: Yubo Wang, Sean P. Gavan, Douglas Steinke, Kwok-Leung Cheung and Li-Chia Chen
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:169
  12. Esophageal cancer patients can experience co-occurring, related symptoms labeled symptom clusters. This study aimed to identify symptom clusters and explore which SCs independently affect the quality of life (...

    Authors: Yanli Wang, Zhongfei Xie, Yuxia Liu, Jianing Wang, Zhijun Liu and Sihan Li
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:168
  13. The study aims to elicit a value set based on the EQ-VT for the EQ-5D-5L that can be used to support decision-making in Sweden.

    Authors: Sun Sun, Ling-Hsiang Chuang, Klas-Göran Sahlén, Lars Lindholm and Fredrik Norström
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:167
  14. HRQoL is an indicator of individuals’ perception of their overall health, including social and environmental aspects. As a multidimensional concept, HRQoL can be influenced by a multitude of factors. Studies o...

    Authors: Flaka Siqeca, Olivia Yip, Maria José Mendieta, Matthias Schwenkglenks, Andreas Zeller, Sabina De Geest, Franziska Zúñiga, Samuel Stenz, Matthias Briel, Carlos Quinto, Eva Blozik, Mieke Deschodt, Katrina Obas and Suzanne Dhaini
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:166
  15. The Iraqi state used chemical warfare agents (CWAs) like sulfur mustard (SM) in al-Anfal genocide in the present-day Kurdistan Region of Iraq. In addition to somatic injuries, exposure to CWAs causes biopsycho...

    Authors: Faraidoun Moradi, Fazil Moradi, Ying Li, Anna-Carin Olin and Bledar Daka
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:165
  16. Almost all traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) quality of life measures are non-preference-based measures (non-PBMs), which do not provide utilities for cost-utility analysis in pharmacoeconomic evaluation. Whe...

    Authors: Li Wang, Yuqiong Lu, Zhanjing Dai, Penghua Shi, Jiayi Xu, Feng Chang and Yun Lu
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:164
  17. The amount of empirical research on whether people in fact include health-related changes in leisure time into health state valuations is limited and the results are inconclusive. In this exploratory study, we...

    Authors: Andrea Icks, Simon Stöbel, Barbara Thorand, Rolf Holle, Michael Laxy, Michaela Schunk, Anja Neumann, Jürgen Wasem, Veronika Gontscharuk and Nadja Chernyak
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:163
  18. During the transitional phase from childhood to adulthood, adolescents encounter many changes and challenges. Stress is associated with reduced health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in adolescents and, thus, ...

    Authors: Erik Grasaas, Siv Skarstein, Hilde Timenes Mikkelsen, Milada Cvancarova Småstuen, Gudrun Rohde, Sølvi Helseth and Kristin Haraldstad
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:162
  19. Fatigue is emerging as a major public health problem that is highly associated with poor health-related quality of life and disability. Among adults, fatigue has become increasingly common because of workload ...

    Authors: Rıdvan M. Adın, Ali Naim Ceren, Yeliz Salcı, Ayla Fil Balkan, Kadriye Armutlu and Çiğdem Ayhan Kuru
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:161
  20. Comprehensive and interdisciplinary measurement of rehabilitation outcome is an essential part of the assessment and prognosis of a patient. Thus, this requires substantial contributions from the patient, thei...

    Authors: Muhammed Rashid, Sandeep Padantaya Harish, Jerin Mathew, Akshaiya Kalidas and Kavitha Raja
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:160
  21. Quality of Life-Aged Care Consumers (QOL-ACC) is a new older-person-specific quality of life instrument designed for application in quality assessment and economic evaluation in aged care. The QOL-ACC was desi...

    Authors: J Khadka, C Hutchinson, R Milte, J Cleland, A Muller, N Bowes and J Ratcliffe
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:159
  22. For many adults, their role as a parent is a vital part of their life that may influence their health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and vary with the age of their child. The aim of the present study was to d...

    Authors: Gudrun Rohde, Sølvi Helseth, Siv Skarstein, Milada Småstuen, Hilde E. T. Mikkelsen and Kristin Haraldstad
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:158
  23. The previous study showed that the Mandarin Tinnitus Questionnaire (MTQ) has satisfactory reliability and validity. We have also completed the classification of the severity of tinnitus based on MTQ scores. In...

    Authors: Hailing Gu, Cong Diao, Jiatong Tang, Bo Yang, Jinfeng Ji, Mengyun Zhou and Zhaoli Meng
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:157
  24. This study aimed to undertake linguistic validation and assess the psychometric properties of the Persian version of the Audit of Diabetes-Dependent Quality of Life (IR-ADDQoL) questionnaire in Iranian patient...

    Authors: Zeinab Ghazanfari, Mohammad Mehdi Naghizadeh, Marzieh Hadavi, Fatemeh Naghizadeh Moghari and Ali Montazeri
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:156
  25. To translate and validate the psychometric characteristics of a Turkish version of the Obstetric Quality-of-Recovery score 11 tool used to measure post-cesarean delivery recovery in Turkish-speaking patients.

    Authors: Gökhan Ozkan, Umut Kara, Mehmet Emin Ince, Ozhan Ozdemir, Mustafa Ulubay and Serkan Senkal
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:155
  26. Quality of Life (QoL) in elderly cancer patients is a topic that has been little explored. This systematic review aims to identify, assess, and report the literature on QoL in home-dwelling cancer patients age...

    Authors: Inger Helen Hardeland Hjelmeland, Jorunn Drageset, Øyvind Nordvik and Elisabeth Grov Beisland
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:154
  27. Lifestyle self-management as an intervention for people living with multiple sclerosis (plwMS) is an emerging area of research. Previous reviews have highlighted a need to systematically identify effective sel...

    Authors: Olivia C. Wills and Yasmine C. Probst
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:153
  28. Self-reported time-use in relation to health-related quality of life (HRQoL) has been widely studied, yet less is known about the directionality of the association and how it compares across genders when contr...

    Authors: Laura Altweck, Samuel Tomczyk and Silke Schmidt
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:151
  29. Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is an important clinical outcome in Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) and is considered as a relevant indicator of treatment success. While a better understanding of the factors...

    Authors: Najlaa Lahbairi, Alice Laniepce, Shailendra Segobin, Nicolas Cabé, Céline Boudehent, François Vabret, Géraldine Rauchs and Anne-Lise Pitel
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:149
  30. Quality of life is considered the most overarching psychosocial adaptation outcome following the rehabilitation of persons with spinal cord injury. Literature suggests that the quality of life of persons with ...

    Authors: Muna Bhattarai, Susan Miller Smedema, William T. Hoyt and Malachy Bishop
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:148
  31. Preeclampsia affects the health of the mother and the fetus during pregnancy and childbirth. To date, little is known about the impact of preeclampsia on postpartum health-related to quality of life (HRQoL) in...

    Authors: Birhanu Jikamo, Mulat Adefris, Telake Azale and Kassahun Alemu
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:147
  32. In South Korea, the number of living-donor liver transplantations in 2019 was 1,188. Living liver donors (LLDs) undergo surgery and the postoperative recovery process for altruistic purposes. This study explor...

    Authors: Ye Sol Lee, Chin Kang Koh, Nam-Joon Yi, Kyung-Suk Suh and Kwang-Woong Lee
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:146
  33. Patient empowerment is associated with improvements in different patient-reported and clinical outcomes. However, despite being widely researched, high quality and theoretically substantiated disease-generic m...

    Authors: Mariela Acuña Mora, Koen Raymaekers, Liesbet Van Bulck, Eva Goossens, Koen Luyckx, Adrienne H. Kovacs, Brith Andresen, Ju Ryoung Moon, Alexander Van De Bruaene, Jessica Rassart and Philip Moons
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:145
  34. Quarantine is the first response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Restricting daily life can cause several problems. This study aimed to measure the impact of the COVID-19 quarantine on health-related quality of life...

    Authors: Hye-Young Kwon, Yongjoo Kim, Seung-Young Lee and Chang-Bo Kim
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:144
  35. This study analyzed the mediating effects of shoulder pain, disability, and depression on the relationship between stress and health-related quality of life among middle-aged women using a serial mediation mod...

    Authors: Jihyun Oh and Myung Kyung Lee
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:142
  36. Cough suppression assessed by embarrassment about coughing has been shown in adolescents with cystic fibrosis (CF) and negatively affects health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and clinical indicators of disea...

    Authors: Ute Niehammer, Mathis Steindor, Svenja Straßburg, Sivagurunathan Sutharsan, Christian Taube, Matthias Welsner, Raphael Hirtz and Florian Stehling
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:141
  37. Assessing health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among persons with dementia poses several challenges due to cognitive decline and limited perception. As a result, proxy ratings by family members or health pro...

    Authors: Bernhard Michalowsky, Wolfgang Hoffmann, Wiebke Mohr, Anika Rädke and Feng Xie
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:140
  38. EQ-5D is widely used for valuing changes in quality of life for economic evaluation of interventions for people with dementia. There are concerns about EQ-5D-3L in terms of content validity, poor inter-rater a...

    Authors: Anju D. Keetharuth, Hannah Hussain, Donna Rowen and Allan Wailoo
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:139
  39. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of health literacy to make informed preventive decisions. A specific COVID-19 health literacy questionnaire (CHL-Q) is included in the COVID-19 Snapshot Mon...

    Authors: María Falcón, Carmen Rodríguez-Blázquez, Martina Fernández-Gutiérrez, María Romay-Barja, Pilar Bas-Sarmiento and Maria João Forjaz
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:138
  40. Information on HRQOL can enhance patient diagnosis and management but it is rarely available in routine clinical practice. This mixed-method study evaluated the feasibility and acceptability of the electronic ...

    Authors: Amy Pui Pui Ng, Kiki Sze Nga Liu, Will Ho Gi Cheng, Carlos King Ho Wong, John King Yiu Cheng, Joyce Sau Mei Lam, Calvin Kalun Or, Emily Tsui Yee Tse and Cindy Lo Kuen Lam
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:137
  41. Preterm birth with very low birth weight (VLBW, birth weight < 1500 g) is associated with health problems later in life. How VLBW individuals perceive their physical and mental health-related quality of life (...

    Authors: Elias Kjølseth Berdal, Arnt Erik Karlsen Wollum, Ingrid Marie Husby Hollund, Johanne Marie Iversen, Eero Kajantie and Kari Anne I. Evensen
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:136
  42. There is an international public health interest in sustainable environments that promote human wellbeing. An individual’s bond to places, understood as place attachment (PA), is an important factor for qualit...

    Authors: Jan Georg Friesinger, Siri Håvås Haugland and John-Kåre Vederhus
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:135
  43. The objective of this study was to compare the measurement properties of the US EQ-5D-3L, EQ-5D-5L, and -5L to -3L crosswalk value sets (3L; 5L; 5L > 3L) across the spectrum of health.

    Authors: Ruixuan Jiang, Kim Rand, Maja Kuharic and A. Simon Pickard
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:134
  44. Studies on outcomes mapping Quality of Life (QoL) as patient-reported outcome over a longer period in severe psychotic disorders are scarce. However, such data would be particularly important for structuring, ...

    Authors: Anja Christine Rohenkohl, Anne Daubmann, Jürgen Gallinat, Anne Karow, Vivien Kraft, Friederike Rühl, Daniel Schöttle, Martin Lambert and Romy Schröter
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:133
  45. The EQ-5D index often fails to detect the effect of ophthalmic diseases and sight loss. Investigating predictors of individual EQ-5D health dimensions might reveal the underlying reasons. The aim of this study...

    Authors: Antonio Filipe Macedo, Amanda Hellström, Robert Massof, Hanna Tuvesson, Mikael Rask, Pedro Lima Ramos, Jalal Safipour, Ina Marteinsdottir, Evalill Nilsson, Cecilia Fagerström and Kristofer Årestedt
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:132
  46. We compared measurement properties of 5-point and 11-point response formats for the orofacial esthetic scale (OES) items to determine whether collapsing the format would degrade OES score precision.

    Authors: Swaha Pattanaik, Mike T. John, Seungwon Chung and San Keller
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 20:131

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