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  1. Area-level socioeconomic characteristics have been shown to be related to health status and mortality however, little is known about the association between residential community characteristics in relation to...

    Authors: Vered Kaufman-Shriqui, Patricia O’Campo, Vachan Misir, Peter Schafer, Julia Morinis, Maxine Vance, Christine Dunkel Schetter, Tonse N. K. Raju, Marianne M. Hillemeier, Robin Lanzi and Vernon M. Chinchilli

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:38

    Content type: Research

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  2. Knowledge on the quality of life (QOL) of civil servants is limited. Therefore, the aims of this study were to investigate the QOL of civil servants, and examine whether occupational stress and job satisfactio...

    Authors: Wenwen Kong, Yaoyao Yang, Feng Zhang, Hui Wang and Danjun Feng

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:34

    Content type: Research

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  3. A reliable and valid instrument that accurately measures resilience is crucial for the development of interventions to enhance the resilience of adolescents and promote their positive mental well-being. Howeve...

    Authors: Joyce Oi Kwan Chung, Katherine Ka Wai Lam, Ka Yan Ho, Ankie Tan Cheung, Long Kwan Ho, Viveka Wei Xei, Faith Gibson and William Ho Cheung Li

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:33

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  4. Quality of life (QoL) is important to assess in patient care. Researchers have previously claimed validity of the Quality of Life Scale (QOLS) across multiple samples of individuals, but close inspection of re...

    Authors: Ashley J. Reeves, Russell T. Baker, Madeline P. Casanova, Scott W. Cheatham and Michael A. Pickering

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:32

    Content type: Research

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  5. Quality of life (QoL) is the most important indicator for assessing the status of health care in chronic diseases. The present study aimed to determine the pathway determinants model of QoL in patients with ge...

    Authors: Soheila Ansarzadeh, Leili Salehi, Zohreh Mahmoodi and Abolfazl Mohammadbeigi

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:31

    Content type: Research

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  6. The lack of consistency in outcome measurement within the field of acquired brain injury (ABI) leads to incomparability of collected data and, consequently, reduced generalisation of findings. We aim to develo...

    Authors: Anne-Fleur Domensino, Ieke Winkens, Jolanda C. M. van Haastregt, Coen A. M. van Bennekom and Caroline M. van Heugten

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:30

    Content type: Research

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  7. Despite the wide use of the Short-Form Supportive Care Needs Survey Questionnaire (SCNS-SF34), the measurement invariance of the SCNS-SF34 across the main groups—gender and age—which might be of interest in th...

    Authors: Edmond Pui Hang Choi, Qiuyan Liao, Inda Soong, Karen Kar Loen Chan, Conrad C. Y. Lee, Alice Ng, Wing Kin Sze, Janice Wing Hang Tsang, Victor Ho Fun Lee and Wendy Wing Tak Lam

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:29

    Content type: Research

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  8. Recent randomized controlled trials (RCTs) claimed PUFAs to be effective for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) but international guidelines have not considered yet this body of evidence. Our aim was to assess the...

    Authors: Franco De Crescenzo, Gian Loreto D’Alò, Gian Paolo Morgano, Silvia Minozzi, Zuzana Mitrova, Rosella Saulle, Fabio Cruciani, Francesca Fulceri, Marina Davoli, Maria Luisa Scattoni, Francesco Nardocci, Holger Jens Schünemann and Laura Amato

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:28

    Content type: Research

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  9. For young premenopausal breast cancer patients, adjuvant chemotherapy may cause menstrual disruptions and premature menopause, which may in turn impair their quality of life (QoL). In this study among young br...

    Authors: Winnie Yeo, Elizabeth Pang, Giok S. Liem, Joyce J. S. Suen, Rita Y. W. Ng, Christopher C. H. Yip, Leung Li, Claudia H. W. Yip and Frankie K. F. Mo

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:24

    Content type: Research

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  10. This study was initiated to examine the psychometric components of the Diabetes Empowerment Scale (DES) by translating and validating the scale into the Malay language (DES-M) which is the main language spoken...

    Authors: Siew Mooi Ching, Anne Yee, Ping Yein Lee, Vasudevan Ramachandran, Khai Mun Shum, Nur Fati’Izzati Ismael, Wan Aliaa Wan Sulaiman, Fan Kee Hoo, Yoke Loong Foo, Kai Wei Lee, Mahmoud Danaee and Kit-Aun Tan

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:23

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  11. The EuroQoL five-dimensional instrument (EQ-5D) is the favoured preference-based instrument to measure health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in several countries. Two versions of the EQ-5D are available: the ...

    Authors: Bustanul Arifin, Fredrick Dermawan Purba, Hendra Herman, John M. F. Adam, Jarir Atthobari, Catharina C. M. Schuiling-Veninga, Paul F. M. Krabbe and Maarten J. Postma

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:22

    Content type: Research

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  12. Vitiligo is caused by partial or complete destruction of melanocytes in the affected skin area and influences the patient’s quality of life. Besides physical involvement, vitiligo patients experience a high le...

    Authors: Nasrin Hamidizadeh, Sara Ranjbar, Ahmad Ghanizadeh, Mohammad Mahdi Parvizi, Peyman Jafari and Farhad Handjani

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:20

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  13. Persistent pain has a high prevalence among adolescents. Pain has been shown to reduce all aspects of the adolescent’s health-related quality of life (HRQOL). In adult patients with pain, self-efficacy has bee...

    Authors: Erik Grasaas, Sølvi Helseth, Liv Fegran, Jennifer Stinson, Milada Småstuen and Kristin Haraldstad

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:19

    Content type: Research

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  14. Due to high prevalence of diabetes and its complications, evaluating of the patients’ quality of life is critical. EQ-5D-5 L is a valid tool for assessing the quality of life in chronic diseases including diab...

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Abedini, Bita Bijari, Zahra Miri, Fatemeh Shakhs Emampour and Ali Abbasi

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:18

    Content type: Research

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  15. To evaluate the translations, cross-cultural adaptation procedures and measurement properties of the Western Ontario Rotator Cuff Index (WORC), when it is adapted for different cultures.

    Authors: Rochelle Furtado, Joy C. MacDermid, Goris Nazari, Dianne M. Bryant, Kenneth J. Faber and George S. Athwal

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:17

    Content type: Review

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  16. There is a large body of evidence showing that incontinence is associated with decreased health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Moreover, while a few cross-sectional studies have shown that incontinence is assoc...

    Authors: Elżbieta Buczak-Stec, Hans-Helmut König and André Hajek

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:16

    Content type: Research

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  17. The original article contains a major error whereby a main Table is omitted. Thus, the following corrections to the original article should be considered:

    Authors: G. A. Taarnhøj, C. Johansen and H. Pappot

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:15

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:20

  18. To assess the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of children with daytime urinary incontinence (DUI) based on pre- and post-treatment self-reports and parent proxy-reports.

    Authors: Hirokazu Ikeda, Chisato Oyake, Yuta Oonuki, Masaki Fuyama, Tsuneki Watanabe, Takashi Kyoda and Setuko Tamura

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:14

    Content type: Research

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  19. Little is known about the association between different levels of physical activity (PA) and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in the general Iranian population across sex groups. The current study aims t...

    Authors: Sara Jalali-Farahani, Parisa Amiri, Kiana Torshizi, Leila Cheraghi, Masoume AvatefFazeli and Fereidoun Azizi

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:13

    Content type: Research

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  20. Living with an ostomy can be challenging and adapting to life with an ostomy can be particularly complex, with regard to both the physical and psychosocial aspects. Follow-up with a stoma care nurse (SCN) is u...

    Authors: Kirsten Lerum Indrebø, Anny Aasprang, Torill Elin Olsen and John Roger Andersen

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:12

    Content type: Study protocol

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  21. Very young children have a relatively high prevalence of morbidity and mortality. Health care and supportive technology has improved but may require difficult choices and decisions regarding the allocation of ...

    Authors: Janine Verstraete, Lebogang Ramma and Jennifer Jelsma

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:11

    Content type: Research

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  22. Patients with liver cirrhosis often suffer from complications such as ascites, gastrointestinal bleeding, and infections, resulting in impaired quality of life. Frequently, the close relatives of patients also...

    Authors: Michael Nagel, Christian Labenz, Marcus A. Wörns, J. U. Marquardt, Peter R. Galle, Jörn M. Schattenberg and Marc Nguyen-Tat

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:10

    Content type: Research

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  23. Anxiety and depression symptoms are common among cardiac patients. The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) is frequently used to measure symptoms of anxiety and depression; however, no study on the va...

    Authors: Anne Vinggaard Christensen, Jane K. Dixon, Knud Juel, Ola Ekholm, Trine Bernholdt Rasmussen, Britt Borregaard, Rikke Elmose Mols, Lars Thrysøe, Charlotte Brun Thorup and Selina Kikkenborg Berg

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:9

    Content type: Research

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  24. Acute leukemia (AL) not only impairs the quality of life (QOL) of patients, but also affects that of their family caregivers (FCs). Studies on QOL of AL patients and their FCs are limited. This study aimed to ...

    Authors: Chunfeng Wang, Jie Yan, Jingyi Chen, Ying Wang, Ying Chun Lin, Rong Hu and Yong Wu

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:8

    Content type: Research

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  25. Population aging is an important phenomenon for many countries worldwide. Considering the growing trend of aging population in Iran, it is very important to consider beliefs and perceptions of old people about...

    Authors: Mojgan Miremadi, Razieh Bandari, Majideh Heravi-Karimooi, Nahid Rejeh, Hamid Sharif Nia and Ali Montazeri

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:7

    Content type: Research

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  26. Although research on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) has increased in the addiction field, few studies have focused on the determinants of HRQoL changes. This study aimed to describe dependent patients’...

    Authors: Ophélie Müller, Cédric Baumann, Paolo Di Patrizio, Sarah Viennet, Guillaume Vlamynck, Laura Collet, Isabelle Clerc-Urmès, Raymund Schwan and Stéphanie Bourion-Bédès

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:6

    Content type: Research

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  27. The evidence regarding patient related outcomes in children with infrequent congenital heart defects (I-CHD) is very limited. We sought to measure quality of life (QoL) in children with I-CHD, and secondarily,...

    Authors: Karen Moreno-Medina, Magally Barrera-Castañeda, Catalina Vargas-Acevedo, Alberto E. García-Torres, Miguel Ronderos, Manuel Huertas-Quiñones, Silvana Cabrera, María Teresa Domínguez, Nestor Sandoval Reyes and Rodolfo J. Dennis

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:5

    Content type: Research

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  28. We assessed the external validity of composite indices Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Score (ASDAS), Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI), and Assessment in SpondyloArthritis in...

    Authors: Maxime Dougados, Désirée van der Heijde, Wen-Chan Tsai, Diego Saaibi, Lisa Marshall, Heather Jones, Ron Pedersen, Bonnie Vlahos and Miriam Tarallo

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:4

    Content type: Research

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  29. The successful implementation of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in clinical routine faces many challenges, first and foremost the lack of consideration thereof in the patient care process. The aim of this st...

    Authors: Mirja Gianna Görlach, Theresa Schrage, Carsten Bokemeyer, Nicolaus Kröger, Volkmar Müller, Cordula Petersen, Christian Stephan Betz, Andreas Krüll, Holger Schulz and Christiane Bleich

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:3

    Content type: Study protocol

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  30. To develop separate item banks for three health domains of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) ranked as important by Singaporeans – physical functioning, social relationships, and positive mindset.

    Authors: Elenore Judy B. Uy, Lynn Yun Shan Xiao, Xiaohui Xin, Joanna Peck Tiang Yeo, Yong Hao Pua, Geok Ling Lee, Yu Heng Kwan, Edmund Pek Siang Teo, Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar, Mythily Subramaniam, Mei Fen Chan, Nisha Kumar, Alcey Li Chang Ang, Dianne Carrol Bautista, Yin Bun Cheung and Julian Thumboo

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:2

    Content type: Research

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  31. Well-adapted and validated quality-of-life measurement models for the nursing home population are scarce. Therefore, the aim of this study was to test the psychometrical properties of the OPQoL-brief questionn...

    Authors: Gørill Haugan, Jorunn Drageset, Beate André, Kamile Kukulu, James Mugisha and Britt Karin S. Utvær

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:1

    Content type: Research

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  32. The Oxford Shoulder Score (OSS) is a simple and reliable, joint-specific, self-reported outcome measure. It can be applied in patients with shoulder disease other than instability. The purpose of this study wa...

    Authors: Agnieszka Bejer, Magdalena Szczepanik, Jędrzej Płocki, Daniel Szymczyk, Marek Kulczyk and Teresa Pop

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:191

    Content type: Research

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  33. Chronic urticaria is defined as the appearance of urticarial lesions and/or angioedema during a period of more than six weeks. We aimed at developing the Portuguese version of the Chronic Urticaria Quality of ...

    Authors: Pedro Lopes Ferreira, Margarida Gonçalo, José Alberto Ferreira, Ana Célia Costa, Ana Todo-Bom, Cristina Lopes Abreu, Ana Rita Travassos, Pedro Andrade, Ilaria Baiardini and Giorgio Walter Canonica

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:190

    Content type: Research

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  34. COPD is a high prevalence chronic disease that involves large reductions of health-related quality of life (HRQL) of patients. This study aims to describe the HRQL of patients with COPD in Extremadura (Spain).

    Authors: María Merino, Renata Villoro, Álvaro Hidalgo-Vega and Concepción Carmona

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:189

    Content type: Research

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  35. Prevalence studies are needed to assess the distribution of diseases. However, in a contrasting health promotion perspective, self-rated health is in itself an important field of study. This study investigated...

    Authors: Tore Bonsaksen, Øivind Ekeberg, Laila Skogstad, Trond Heir, Tine K. Grimholt, Anners Lerdal and Inger Schou-Bredal

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:188

    Content type: Research

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  36. Relative to their application with adults there is currently little information about the application of preference-based health-related quality of life (HRQL) instruments among populations of young people. Th...

    Authors: Karin Dam Petersen, Julie Ratcliffe, Gang Chen, Dorthe Serles, Christine Stampe Frøsig and Anne Vingaard Olesen

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:187

    Content type: Research

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  37. Older people with hypertension and multiple chronic conditions (MCC) receive complex treatments and face challenging trade-offs. Patients’ preferences for different health outcomes can impact multiple treatmen...

    Authors: Hélène E. Aschmann, Milo A. Puhan, Craig W. Robbins, Elizabeth A. Bayliss, Wiley V. Chan, Richard A. Mularski, Renée F. Wilson, Wendy L. Bennett, Orla C. Sheehan, Tsung Yu, Henock G. Yebyo, Bruce Leff, Heather Tabano, Karen Armacost, Carol Glover, Katie Maslow…

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:186

    Content type: Research

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  38. This study evaluated pre-defined aspects of content validity of the 18-item NCCN FACT-Ovarian Symptom Index (NFOSI-18) and its Disease-Related Symptoms-Physical (DRS-P) subscale, as clinical trial outcome tool...

    Authors: Sara Shaunfield, Sally Jensen, Allison P. Fisher, Kimberly Webster, Shohreh Shahabi, Arijit Ganguli and David Cella

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:185

    Content type: Research

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  39. The ASCOT-Carer and Carer Experience Scale are instruments designed to capture aspects of quality of life ‘beyond health’ for family carers. The aim of this study was to compare and validate these two carer ca...

    Authors: Stacey Rand, Juliette Malley, Florin Vadean and Julien Forder

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:184

    Content type: Research

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  40. Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) has garnered increasing interest especially for health care providers and researchers. The study aims to evaluate the HRQOL in parents of congenital heart disease (CHD) c...

    Authors: Saad Khoshhal, Khaled Al-Harbi, Ibrahim Al-Mozainy, Saeed Al-Ghamdi, Adnan Aselan, Mohammad Allugmani, Sherif Salem, Dina El-Agamy and Hany Abo-Haded

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:183

    Content type: Research

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  41. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women and it affects quality of life of those women. So far, the two most frequently used tools for assessing health related quality of life in breast cancer patie...

    Authors: Diriba Alemayehu Gadisa, Esayas Tadesse Gebremariam and Getnet Yimer Ali

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:182

    Content type: Research

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  42. Even though the negative impacts of nocturia on sleep quality and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) have been documented in previous research, their interrelationship has been poorly studied. This study a...

    Authors: Edmond Pui Hang Choi, Eric Yuk Fai Wan, Jojo Yan Yan Kwok, Weng Yee Chin and Cindy Lo Kuen Lam

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:181

    Content type: Research

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  43. Evaluation of variations in pre- and postoperative patient reported outcomes (PRO) and the association between preoperative patient characteristics and health and satisfaction outcomes after total knee arthrop...

    Authors: Julia Felix, Christian Becker, Matthias Vogl, Peter Buschner, Werner Plötz and Reiner Leidl

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:180

    Content type: Research

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  44. Oropharyngeal dysphagia (OD) is a disorder that can have devastating and long lasting effects on a person’s medical, mental and psychosocial well-being, thus negatively impacting quality of life. There is curr...

    Authors: Maribeth Caya Rivelsrud, Melanie Kirmess and Lena Hartelius

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:179

    Content type: Research

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  45. Although several studies indicate the effects of diabetes type 2 on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in female subjects, the related impact of the disease on HRQoL in their family members has rarely been th...

    Authors: Mina Moeineslam, Parisa Amiri, Mehrdad Karimi, Sara Jalali-Farahani, Niloofar Shiva and Fereidoun Azizi

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:178

    Content type: Research

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  46. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is a chronic disease which is growing global health problems. However, research on such prediction of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in Thailand is limited, in particula...

    Authors: Saneh Khunkaew, Ritin Fernandez and Jenny Sim

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:177

    Content type: Research

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  47. To date, no data have been available concerning the psychometric characteristics of the Internalized Stigma of Mental Illness scale (ISMI-29) in Latin American countries. The aim of this study was to validate ...

    Authors: Alejandra Caqueo-Urízar, Alfonso Urzúa, Anderson Loundon, Mohamed Boucekine, Guillaume Fond and Laurent Boyer

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2019 17:175

    Content type: Research

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