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  1. Nurses have a vital role in the healthcare system. One of the basic steps to increase their happiness is to recognize factors such as job satisfaction and quality of working life. Therefore, the goal of the pr...

    Authors: Somayeh Javanmardnejad, Razieh Bandari, Majideh Heravi-Karimooi, Nahid Rejeh, Hamid Sharif Nia and Ali Montazeri
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:112
  2. Research on the psychometric properties of the Persian self-report form of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory Version 4.0 (PedsQL 4.0) in adolescents has several gaps (e.g., convergent validity) that limi...

    Authors: Habib Hadianfard, Behnaz Kiani, Mahla Azizzadeh Herozi, Fatemeh Mohajelin and John T. Mitchell
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:108
  3. In patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD), depression has a strong impact on quality of life (QoL). However, little is known about the influence of subthreshold depression (STD) on QoL in PD patients.

    Authors: Aline Schönenberg, Hannah M. Zipprich, Ulrike Teschner, Julian Grosskreutz, Otto W. Witte and Tino Prell
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:107
  4. The Family Reported Outcome Measure (FROM-16) assesses the impact of a patient’s chronic illness on the quality of life (QoL) of the patient’s partner or family members. The aim of the study was to translate, ...

    Authors: Susanne A. Elsner, Sam S. Salek, Andrew Y. Finlay, Anna Hagemeier, Catherine J. Bottomley, Alexander Katalinic and Annika Waldmann
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:106
  5. The aim of this study was to verify if subjective well-being (SWB) modifies the autoregressive effect of daily emotions and if this emotional inertia predicts long-term changes in SWB among people living with ...

    Authors: Marcin Rzeszutek, Ewa Gruszczyńska and Ewa Firląg-Burkacka
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:105
  6. “Loss-of-only-child family” refers to the family in which the only child died and the mother has passed her child-bearing age. The parents who are unable to reproduce or do not foster other children are known ...

    Authors: Cong Wang, Shuang Lin, Yanni Ma and Yang Wang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:104
  7. More than 210,000 medical workers have fought against the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Hubei in China since December 2019. However, the prevalence of mental health problems in frontline m...

    Authors: Wen-Ping Guo, Qing Min, Wei-Wei Gu, Liang Yu, Xiao Xiao, Wei-Bing Yi, Hong-Liang Li, Bei Huang, Jun-Li Li, Ya-Jun Dai, Jian Xia, Jie Liu, Bei Li, Ben-Hong Zhou, Minglun Li, Hong-Xi Xu…
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:103
  8. Instruments adapted for the Mexican population to assess oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in preschoolers remain lacking. This study aimed to cross-culturally adapt and evaluate the psychometric pr...

    Authors: Alba Lilia Brambila Montoya, Jessica Klöckner Knorst, Isaac Murisi Pedroza Uribe, Rubén Alberto Bayardo González, Thiago Machado Ardenghi and Carmen Celina Alonso Sánchez
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:102
  9. Generic preference-based measures (GPBMs) are health-related quality of life (HRQoL) measures commonly used to evaluate the cost-utility of interventions in healthcare. However, the degree to which the content...

    Authors: Ava Mehdipour, Sachi O’Hoski, Marla K. Beauchamp, Joshua Wald and Ayse Kuspinar
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:101
  10. Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a rare bile duct and liver disease which can considerably impact quality of life (QoL). As part of a project developing a measure of QoL for people with PSC, we conducte...

    Authors: Elena Marcus, Paddy Stone, Anna-Maria Krooupa, Douglas Thorburn and Bella Vivat
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:100
  11. The aim of this systematic review was to summarize and assess the literature on quality of life (QoL) among cancer patients 80 years and older admitted to hospitals and what QoL instruments have been used.

    Authors: Jorunn Drageset, Reidun Karin Sandvik, Leslie Sofia Pareja Eide, Gunhild Austrheim, Mary Fox and Elisabeth Grov Beisland
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:98

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  12. The EQ-5D instrument is increasingly used in clinical and resource allocation decision making in developed and developing countries. EQ-5D valuation and population norms studies have been undertaken for Trinid...

    Authors: Henry Bailey, Mathieu F. Janssen, Althea La Foucade, Girjanauth Boodraj, Marjorie Wharton and Philip Castillo
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:97
  13. To examine the performance of the EQ-5D-3L in screening for anxiety and depressive symptoms in hospital and community settings compared to other patient-reported screening tools.

    Authors: Hilary Short, Fatima Al Sayah, Arto Ohinmaa and Jeffrey A. Johnson
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:96
  14. Preoperative anxiety is common among the oncological surgical population. Due to its psychological and physiological detrimental effects, identifying and addressing it is of uttermost importance to improve ane...

    Authors: Sandra Maurício, Isabel Rebêlo, Catarina Madeira, Filipa Resende and Susana Esteves
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:95
  15. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is associated with decreased patient well-being and symptoms that can cause substantial impairments in patient functioning and even lead to suicide. Worldwide, MDD currently cau...

    Authors: James Brockbank, Taryn Krause, Emily Moss, Anne Milthers Pedersen, Michael Frank Mørup, Outi Ahdesmäki, Jake Vaughan and Thor-Henrik Brodtkorb
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:94
  16. Worldwide, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases and one of those producing greatest impact on patients’ day-to-day quality of life. Our study aim is to validate the “Li...

    Authors: Jorge Caro-Bautista, Carmen Rodríguez-Blázquez, David Perez-Manchon, Eva Timonet-Andreu, Gloria Carvajal-Carrascal, Alejandra Fuentes-Ramírez, Silvia Corchon, Marta Aranda-Gallardo and Leire Ambrosio
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:93
  17. Research on quality of life (QOL) with Parkinson’s disease (PD) has examined direct influencing factors, not mediators. The study aim was to explore whether PD severity and poor cognitive function may decrease...

    Authors: Yao He, Yuling Tian, Hongjuan Han, Jing Cui, Xiaoyan Ge, Yao Qin, Yanhong Luo, Wenlin Bai and Hongmei Yu
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:92
  18. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a debilitating multifactorial degenerative rheumatic disease affecting millions of people around the globe. The osteoarthritis quality of life scale (OAQoL), originally produced in the E...

    Authors: Mansour AlAjmi and Sameer Al-Ghamdi
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:91
  19. Quality of Life (QoL) is impaired in cancer, and the elderly are particularly vulnerable to malnutrition. A diagnosis of cancer in elderly patients further exacerbates risks of negative health outcomes. Here w...

    Authors: Tatiane Correia Rios, Lucivalda Pereira Magalhães de Oliveira, Maria Lúcia Varjão da Costa, Ramona Souza da Silva Baqueiro Boulhosa, Anna Karla Carneiro Roriz, Lilian Barbosa Ramos and Allain Amador Bueno
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:90
  20. Outcomes derived from longitudinal self-reported health-related quality of life measures can be confounded by response shift. This study was aimed to detect response shift among patients with hypertension atte...

    Authors: Hao Chen, Lin Zhu, Rui Zhou, Panpan Liu, Xiaoyang Lu, Donald L. Patrick, Todd C. Edwards and Hongmei Wang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:88
  21. Urogenital Distress Inventory-6 (UDI-6), Incontinence Impact Questionnaire-7 (IIQ-7) and The International Consultation on Incontinence (ICIQ-SF) Short Form are used to diagnose individuals with urinary incont...

    Authors: Katarzyna Skorupska, Magdalena Emilia Grzybowska, Agnieszka Kubik-Komar, Tomasz Rechberger and Pawel Miotla
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:87
  22. Health education basing on patients’ information-seeking styles can improve the effectiveness of health education and patients’ health outcomes. The Miller Behavioral Style Scale (MBSS) is widely used to ident...

    Authors: Qiqi Zhuo, Changsheng Cui, Hongmin Liang, Yangjuan Bai, Qiulan Hu, Ardani Latifah Hanum, Mingfang Yang, Yanjiao Wang, Wei Wei, Lan Ding and Fang Ma
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:86
  23. The Trunk Impairment Scale (TIS) has been translated into Chinese, but the psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the TIS (TIS-C) have not yet been established. We aimed to examine the reliability a...

    Authors: Jie Zhao, Janita Pak Chun Chau, Yuli Zang, Kai Chow Choi, Rong He, Yali Zhao, Xiaoqi Xiang, Qin Li and David R. Thompson
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:85
  24. Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric disorder that alters mood and affects over 55 million people globally with an estimated lifetime prevalence of approximately 0.8–1.1%. In Africa, the lifetime prevalence of th...

    Authors: Lucas Anyayo, Scholastic Ashaba, Mark Mohan Kaggwa, Samuel Maling and Etheldreda Nakimuli-Mpungu
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:84
  25. To compare the difference in the quality of life between temporomandibular disorders (TMD) patients and non-TMD subjects diagnosed with the Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders (RDC/TMD...

    Authors: Lucas Bozzetti Pigozzi, Duziene Denardini Pereira, Marcos Pascoal Pattussi, Carmen Moret-Tatay, Tatiana Quarti Irigaray, João Batista Blessmann Weber, Patrícia Krieger Grossi and Márcio Lima Grossi
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:83
  26. The SF-36 questionnaire is perhaps the most widely used quality of life instrument in the world today, while the PROMIS instruments continue to gain popularity. Given their continued use in chiropractic resear...

    Authors: Joel Alcantara, Andrew Whetten, Cameron Zabriskie and Sharad Jones
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:82
  27. In Australia, health-related quality of life (HRQoL) instruments have been adopted in national population surveys to inform policy decisions that affect the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Ho...

    Authors: Pedro Henrique Ribeiro Santiago, Dandara Haag, Davi Manzini Macedo, Gail Garvey, Megan Smith, Karen Canfell, Joanne Hedges and Lisa Jamieson
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:81
  28. The Short Form Health Survey (SF-12v2) is an increasingly popular measure of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in Singapore. In order to examine whether the SF-12v2 was appropriate for use in the populati...

    Authors: Jue Hua Lau, Edimansyah Abdin, Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar, Saleha Shafie, Rajeswari Sambasivam, Shazana Shahwan, Julian Thumboo, Siow Ann Chong and Mythily Subramaniam
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:80
  29. Buyang Huanwu decoction (BHD) is a widely used traditional Chinese medicine for the rehabilitation of ischemic stroke patients in China, but its clinical efficacy and safety have not been adequately assessed. ...

    Authors: Li Gao, Zhuoran Xiao, Chunhua Jia and Wei Wang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:79
  30. To evaluate the interaction of depression and anxiety with the development of recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL).

    Authors: Yanxia Wang, Zhaoyan Meng, Jianyin Pei, Liu Qian, Baohong Mao, Yamei Li, Jing Li, Zhirong Dai, Jianing Cao, Chunhua Zhang, Lina Chen, Yuxia Jin and Bin Yi
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:78
  31. Patients diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are required to deal with the unpredictability of this clinical condition, which is associated with poorer health-related quality of life (HRQoL) compar...

    Authors: Serena Barello, Elena Guida, Salvatore Leone, Enrica Previtali and Guendalina Graffigna
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:77
  32. The Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory Version 4.0 (PedsQLTM4.0) is a generic health-related quality of life (HRQoL) questionnaire, widely used in pediatric clinical trials but not yet validated in France. We pe...

    Authors: Pascal Amedro, Helena Huguet, Valerie Macioce, Raphael Dorka, Annie Auer, Sophie Guillaumont, Pascal Auquier, Hamouda Abassi and Marie-Christine Picot
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:75
  33. Homelessness constitutes a traumatic period that adversely impacts health and quality of life outcomes. The potential mitigating effects of resilience on quality of life levels in people experiencing homelessn...

    Authors: Cilia Mejia-Lancheros, Julia Woodhall-Melnik, Ri Wang, Stephen W. Hwang, Vicky Stergiopoulos and Anna Durbin
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:74
  34. The SF-8 is a short form of the SF-36 Health Survey, which is used for generic assessment of physical and mental aspects of health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Each of the 8 dimensions of the SF-36 is cove...

    Authors: M. A. Wirtz, A. Schulz and E. Brähler
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:73
  35. In the recent era, antimicrobial resistance has been identified as one of the most important threats to human health worldwide. The rapid emergence of antibiotic-resistant pathogens (ABRP) in the modern intens...

    Authors: Triantafyllia Koukoubani, Demosthenes Makris, Zoe Daniil, Theoniki Paraforou, Vasiliki Tsolaki, Epaminondas Zakynthinos and John Papanikolaou
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:72
  36. The study of mental wellbeing requires reliable, valid, and practical measurement tools. One of the most widely used measures of mental wellbeing is the Warwick–Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale (WEMWBS). We co...

    Authors: Karol Konaszewski, Małgorzata Niesiobędzka and Janusz Surzykiewicz
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:70
  37. Little attention has been paid to customising fatigue questionnaires for patients with Substance Use Disorders (SUDs). The present study aims to validate and shorten the nine-item Fatigue Severity Scale (FSS-9...

    Authors: Jørn Henrik Vold, Rolf Gjestad, Christer F. Aas, Eivind Meland, Kjell Arne Johansson and Lars Thore Fadnes
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:69
  38. In older hospital patients with cognitive spectrum disorders (CSD), mobility should be monitored frequently with standardised and psychometrically sound measurement instruments. This study aimed to examine the...

    Authors: Tobias Braun, Christian Thiel, Ralf-Joachim Schulz and Christian Grüneberg
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:68
  39. Physical activity (PA) has beneficial effects on health and health-related quality of life (HRQoL), which is a protective factor of illness and mortality. The purpose of this examination was to investigate if ...

    Authors: Kathrin Wunsch, Claudio R. Nigg, Susanne Weyland, Darko Jekauc, Claudia Niessner, Alexander Burchartz, Steffen Schmidt, Ann-Katrin Meyrose, Kristin Manz, Franz Baumgarten and Alexander Woll
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:67
  40. The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on mental health of pregnant and lactating women is unclear. This study aimed to assess the impact of COVID-19 on psychological health, sexual function, and quality of life (QoL...

    Authors: Negin Mirzaei, Shahideh Jahanian Sadatmahalleh, Mahnaz Bahri Khomami, Ashraf Moini and Anoshirvan Kazemnejad
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:66
  41. This study aimed to assess the health utility of leukemia patients in China using the EQ-5D-5L, compare it with the population norms, and identify the potential factors associated with health utility.

    Authors: Xueyun Zeng, Mingjie Sui, Rui Liu, Xinyu Qian, Wenfeng Li, Erwei Zheng, Jinjin Yang, Jinmei Li, Weidong Huang, Hongbin Yang, Hongjuan Yu and Nan Luo
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:65
  42. Delayed neurocognitive recovery (DNCR) is a common and serious complication after radical prostatectomy. We hypothesized that patients with DNCR in the early postoperative period would report reduced health-re...

    Authors: Ursula Kahl, Sarah Callsen, Stefanie Beck, Hans Pinnschmidt, Franziska von Breunig, Alexander Haese, Markus Graefen, Christian Zöllner and Marlene Fischer
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:64
  43. Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) serves as a direct measure of individuals’ health, life expectancy and the impact that the utilization of health care has on quality of life. The purpose of this study is...

    Authors: Fikadu Tadesse Nigusso and Azwihangwisi Helen Mavhandu-Mudzusi
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:63
  44. Limitations in physical functioning are a big concern especially for patients with chronic or musculoskeletal diseases. Therefore, physical functioning is often used as a core outcome of treatments. The generi...

    Authors: Inger L. Abma, Bas J. D. Butje, Peter M. ten Klooster and Philip J. van der Wees
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:62

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