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  1. Opioids addiction and misuse are among the major problems in the world today. There have been several preliminary studies examining the effect of methadone on depression among addicts, however, these studies h...

    Authors: Masoud Mohammadi, Mohsen Kazeminia, Nasrin Abdoli, Behnam Khaledipaveh, Shamarina Shohaimi, Nader Salari and Melika Hosseinian-Far

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:373

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  2. It has become increasingly important to measure the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of rare diseases in children and adolescents in recent decades. Much attention has been paid to investigate the HROoL ...

    Authors: Qisheng Gao, Shanshan Wang, Jianping Ren and Xin Wen

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:372

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  3. Quality of life is a basic goal of health and social care. The majority of people with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) are cared for at home by family caregivers. It is important to recognize the factors t...

    Authors: Miriam Galvin, Tommy Gavin, Iain Mays, Mark Heverin and Orla Hardiman

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:371

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  4. Perianal fistulas are a challenging manifestation of Crohn’s disease. Best medical and surgical therapy results in only about a third of patients remaining in remission at one year on maintenance treatment and...

    Authors: Samuel O. Adegbola, Lesley Dibley, Kapil Sahnan, Tiffany Wade, Azmina Verjee, Rachel Sawyer, Sameer Mannick, Damian McCluskey, Nuha Yassin, Robin K. S. Phillips, Philip J. Tozer, Christine Norton and Ailsa L. Hart

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:370

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  5. People with cerebral palsy experience limitations in performing activities of daily living. Rehabilitation practitioners seek valid instruments to measure changes in the performance of those activities. The Pe...

    Authors: Maíra Ferreira Amaral, Rosana Ferreira Sampaio, Wendy Jane Coster, Mariana Peixoto Souza and Marisa Cotta Mancini

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:369

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  6. To assess the psychometric properties, including internal consistency, construct validity, criterion validity, criterion-group validity, and responsiveness, the Reviewed McGill Quality of Life Questionnaire (M...

    Authors: Paul Vicuña Serrano, Gerardo Beltran Serrano, Iraci L. S. Torres, Roberta Rossi Graudner and Wolnei Caumo

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:368

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  7. Early prelingual auditory development (EPLAD) is a fundamental and important process in the speech and language development of infants and toddlers. The Infant–Toddler Meaningful Auditory Integration Scale (IT...

    Authors: Fengling Yang, Fei Zhao, Yun Zheng and Gang Li

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:367

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  8. In the context of tremendous progress in congenital cardiology, more attention has been given to patient-related outcomes, especially in assessing health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of patients with congen...

    Authors: Hamouda Abassi, Helena Huguet, Marie-Christine Picot, Marie Vincenti, Sophie Guillaumont, Annie Auer, Oscar Werner, Gregoire De La Villeon, Kathleen Lavastre, Arthur Gavotto, Pascal Auquier and Pascal Amedro

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:366

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  9. The Revised Short McGill Pain Questionnaire Version-2 (SF-MPQ-2) is a multidimensional outcome measure designed to capture, evaluate and discriminate pain from neuropathic and non-neuropathic sources. A recent...

    Authors: Samuel U. Jumbo, Joy C. MacDermid, Tara L. Packham, George S. Athwal and Kenneth J. Faber

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:365

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  10. This research presents a short version of the Professional Quality of Life (ProQOL) scale, one of the most frequently used questionnaires in the arena of applied healthcare investigation. It measures burnout (BO)...

    Authors: Laura Galiana, Amparo Oliver, Fernanda Arena, Gustavo De Simone, José M. Tomás, Gabriel Vidal-Blanco, Inmaculada Muñoz-Martínez and Noemí Sansó

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:364

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  11. Physical activity and exercise are among the most important, simplest, and cheapest approaches to anxiety treatment, especially for the elderly. Their positive effects on improvement of mental disorders in the...

    Authors: Mohsen Kazeminia, Nader Salari, Aliakbar Vaisi-Raygani, Rostam Jalali, Alireza Abdi, Masoud Mohammadi, Alireza Daneshkhah, Melika Hosseinian-Far and Shamarina Shohaimi

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:363

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  12. Evaluation of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is considered an important aspect of clinical assessment and health research. Chronic Otitis Media (COM) is related to the quality of life deterioration sub...

    Authors: Ana M. Otoya-Tono, Lucía C. Pérez-Herrera, Daniel Peñaranda, Sergio Moreno-López, Ricardo Sánchez-Pedraza, Juan Manuel García, John S. Phillips and Augusto Peñaranda

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:362

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  13. Economic disruption in East Germany at the time of reunification (1990) resulted in a noticeable increase in unemployment. The present study provides data from a German cohort for over 20 years. The aim was to...

    Authors: Ernst Peter Richter, Elmar Brähler, Yve Stöbel-Richter, Markus Zenger and Hendrik Berth

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:361

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  14. We compare the reliability and validity of the Short Form 36 (version 1, SF-36) and the Short Form 12 (version 1, SF-12) in adolescence, the period of life when a child develops into an adult, i.e., the period...

    Authors: Yanwei Lin, Yulan Yu, Jiayong Zeng, Xudong Zhao and Chonghua Wan

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:360

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  15. Accurate diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is essential for directing appropriate treatment; and for making decisions about work injury claims. The Kamath and Stothard Questionnaire (KSQ) is a self-rep...

    Authors: Armaghan Dabbagh, Joy C. MacDermid, Tara L. Packham and Luciana G. Macedo

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:359

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  16. The transition onto dialysis is a stressful time that affects both patients and their partners. Research suggests that psychological and interpersonal characteristics within the couple are related to how well ...

    Authors: Currie Moore, Alison Wearden, Lesley-Anne Carter, Sandip Mitra and Suzanne M. Skevington

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:358

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  17. Regarding the importance of health literacy as a key factor in self-care, appropriate understanding of health information by patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is fundamental for better management o...

    Authors: Saber Gaffari-fam, Yosef Lotfi, Amin Daemi, Towhid Babazadeh, Ehsan Sarbazi, Ghader Dargahi-Abbasabad and Hamed Abri

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:357

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  18. Measurements of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among celiac disease patients using a validated questionnaire have been lacking in Slovenia. This study aims to measure HRQoL in celiac disease (CD) patie...

    Authors: Eva Turk, Dušanka Mičetić-Turk, Maja Šikić-Pogačar, Alojz Tapajner, Veljko Vlaisavljević and Valentina Prevolnik Rupel

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:356

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  19. Patient-reported outcome (PRO) instruments provide robust and effective means of evaluating patients’ treatment experience; however, none adequately cover experience using self-injection devices with enhanced ...

    Authors: Farrah Pompilus, Anna Ciesluk, Sara Strzok, Valerie Ciaravino, Kristina Harris, Boglarka Szegvari, Irina Mountian, Sophie Cleanthous and Juliette Meunier

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:355

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  20. To develop direct and indirect (response) mapping algorithms from the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire Core 30 (EORTC QLQ-C30) and the Functional Assessm...

    Authors: Yasuhiro Hagiwara, Takeru Shiroiwa, Naruto Taira, Takuya Kawahara, Keiko Konomura, Shinichi Noto, Takashi Fukuda and Kojiro Shimozuma

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:354

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  21. The impact of different disease stages and treatment for human epidermal growth factor 2 positive (HER2-positive) breast cancer (BC) on work productivity and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is poorly un...

    Authors: Mark Verrill, Andrew M. Wardley, Jenny Retzler, Adam B. Smith, Catherine Bottomley, Sorcha Ní Dhochartaigh, Irwin Tran, Iain Leslie and Peter Schmid

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:353

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  22. To enhance and better understand health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in adolescents, it is important to study factors associated with HRQOL. The present study aimed to assess possible associations between s...

    Authors: Hilde Timenes Mikkelsen, Kristin Haraldstad, Sølvi Helseth, Siv Skarstein, Milada Cvancarova Småstuen and Gudrun Rohde

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:352

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  23. The present study evaluated how heart failure (HF) negatively impacts health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) patients and explored the major clinical determinants associate...

    Authors: Razvan Capota, Sebastian Militaru, Alin Alexandru Ionescu, Monica Rosca, Cristian Baicus, Bogdan Alexandru Popescu and Ruxandra Jurcut

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:351

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  24. Existing research has rarely examined an earthquake’s sustained impact and the trajectory of the earthquake survivors’ life satisfaction over time. This study aims to analyze longitudinal changes in life satis...

    Authors: Dianxi Wang and Danyang Li

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:350

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  25. The aim of this study is to investigate the reliability, validity, and responsiveness of JOACMEQ for CSM patients in mainland China.

    Authors: Feifei Zhou, Shuyang Li, Yilong Zhang, Yanbin Zhao, Kevin L. Ju, Fengshan Zhang, Shengfa Pan and Yu Sun

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:349

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  26. This study aimed at investigating the possible confounding effect of children’s gender on the parents’ dyads perception of their child HRQoL at both item and scale levels of PedsQLTM4.0 questionnaire.

    Authors: Marziyeh Doostfatemeh, Seyyed Mohammad Taghi Ayatollahi and Peyman Jafari

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:348

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  27. The use of warfarin in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) can be challenging. In this study, we evaluate the time in therapeutic range (TTR), health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and treat...

    Authors: Diana-Leh-Ching Ng, Natasya Marliana Bt Abdul Malik, Chee-Shee Chai, Greta-Miranda-Kim-Choo Goh, Seng-Beng Tan, Ping-Chong Bee, Gin-Gin Gan and Asri B. Said

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:347

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  28. We aimed to investigate the acceptability of imperfect health states in relation to age in Hungary and analyse its determinants. Results are contrasted to age-matched actual population health scores and to fin...

    Authors: Márta Péntek, Job van Exel, László Gulácsi, Valentin Brodszky, Zsombor Zrubka, Petra Baji, Fanni Rencz and Werner B. F. Brouwer

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:346

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  29. Single cardio-metabolic risk factors are each known modifiable risk factors for adverse health and quality of life outcomes. Yet, evidence on the clustered effect of these parameters and the metabolic syndrome...

    Authors: Paco Cerletti, Dirk Keidel, Medea Imboden, Christian Schindler and Nicole Probst-Hensch

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:345

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  30. A wide range of measuring instruments are available for diabetes self-management. According to several studies, a relatively new instrument, the diabetes self-management questionnaire (DSMQ), shows a consisten...

    Authors: Agnes Vincze, Antonia Losonczi and Adrienne Stauder

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:344

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  31. This study was focused on translation and cultural adaptation of the English Lequesne Algofunctional index (LAI) into Bengali for patients with primary knee osteoarthritis (OA) and testing reliability and vali...

    Authors: Tarek Mahmood, Minhaj Rahim Choudhury, Md Nazrul Islam, Syed Atiqul Haq, Md Abu Shahin, Syed Mohammad Monowar Ali, Shamim Ahmed, Md. Nahiduzzamane Shazzad, A. T. M. Tanveer Hasan, Mohammad Abul Kalam Azad and Johannes Jacobus Rasker

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:343

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  32. No studies have investigated the association between self-rated health (SRH) and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) levels in South Koreans. We explored this association and analyzed differences betw...

    Authors: Se-Won Park, Seong-Sik Park, Eun-Jung Kim, Won-Suk Sung, In-Hyuk Ha and Boyoung Jung

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:341

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  33. The Older people Quality of Life-7 domains (OQoL-7) is a 28-item multidimensional questionnaire developed to measure community-dwelling older people’s QoL. The OQoL-7 assesses both importance of and satisfacti...

    Authors: Yves Henchoz, Christophe Büla, Idris Guessous, René Goy, Marc Dupuis and Brigitte Santos-Eggimann

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:340

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  34. To explore the association of academic performance and general health status with health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in school-aged children and adolescents in China.

    Authors: Shengxiang Qi, Zhenzhen Qin, Na Wang, Lap Ah Tse, Huifen Qiao and Fei Xu

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:339

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  35. Health related quality of life (HRQOL) is a potent indicator of individual’s happiness and life satisfaction. The way in which the HRQOL is affected by the diet is a topic of constant interest and debate among...

    Authors: Mahdi Vajdi and Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:337

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  36. The Severe Asthma Questionnaire (SAQ) is a health related quality of life (HRQoL) questionnaire validated for use in severe asthma. It is scored using the mean value of 16 items (SAQ score) in addition to a si...

    Authors: Joseph W. Lanario, Michael E. Hyland, Andrew Menzies-Gow, Adel H. Mansur, James W. Dodd, Stephen J. Fowler, Rupert C. Jones and Matthew Masoli

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:336

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  37. The Harris Hip Score is the most widely used outcome measure for the assessment of hip pathologies. An official Slovenian version has not been culturally adapted and validated. The aim of this study was to cre...

    Authors: Petra Josipović, Metka Moharič and Dea Salamon

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:335

    Content type: Research

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  38. Health-related quality of life (HRQL) in interstitial lung disease (ILD) patients is impaired. We aimed to identify baseline predictors for HRQL decline within a 12-month observation period.

    Authors: Phillen Nozibuyiso Maqhuzu, Boglarka L. Szentes, Michael Kreuter, Thomas Bahmer, Nicolas Kahn, Martin Claussen, Rolf Holle and Larissa Schwarzkopf

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:334

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  39. The study aims to present Slovenian EQ-5D-5L population norms for different age and gender subgroups that can be used as reference values in future studies concerning health status. The secondary aim is to com...

    Authors: Valentina Prevolnik Rupel and Marko Ogorevc

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:333

    Content type: Research

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  40. When curative treatments are no longer available for cancer patients, the aim of treatment is palliative. The emphasis of palliative care is on optimizing quality of life and provided support for patients near...

    Authors: Elham Akhlaghi, Rebecca H. Lehto, Mohsen Torabikhah, Hamid Sharif Nia, Ahmad Taheri, Ehsan Zaboli and Ameneh Yaghoobzadeh

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:332

    Content type: Review

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  41. Physicians and Standardised Residency Training physicians (SRTPs) have relatively high exposure to psychological violence. Its adverse effects are far greater than those of physical violence. However, no previ...

    Authors: Huiying Fang, Lifeng Wei, Jingfu Mao, Haonan Jia, Peng Li, Yuze Li, Yapeng Fu, Siqi Zhao, He Liu, Kexin Jiang, Mingli Jiao, Hong Qiao and Qunhong Wu

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:330

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  42. To determine the impact of non-cardiovascular comorbidities on the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of patients with chronic heart failure (CHF).

    Authors: Josep Comín-Colet, Teresa Martín Lorenzo, Almudena González-Domínguez, Juan Oliva and Silvia Jiménez Merino

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:329

    Content type: Review

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  43. The Exercise Adherence Rating Scale (EARS) is a commonly used outcome tool, which helps to identify the adherence rate of exercises and reasons for adherence and non-adherence. There is no evidence of the avai...

    Authors: Shambhu P. Adhikari, Rubee Dev and Jayana N. Shrestha

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:328

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  44. Quality of life (QoL) is a multi-dimensional concept and its assessment is one of important themes of care for older people. Assessing QoL in older people needs specific scales. The aim of this study was to cu...

    Authors: Awat Feizi and Zahra Heidari

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:327

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  45. There has been considerable interest in using the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit (ASCOT), developed in England, to measure quality-of-life outcomes of long-term care (LTC-QoL) service provision in national...

    Authors: Birgit Trukeschitz, Judith Litschauer, Assma Hajji, Judith Kieninger, Adiam Schoch, Juliette Malley, Stacey Rand, Ismo Linnosmaa and Julien Forder

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:326

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  46. The study was performed to evaluate the association between socio-demographic factors on the one hand, and quality of life and illness acceptance on the other, in pregnant women with hyperglycemia.

    Authors: Grażyna Iwanowicz-Palus, Marta Zarajczyk and Agnieszka Bień

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:325

    Content type: Research

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  47. With the widespread clinical application of the five-level version of the EuroQol five-dimensional questionnaire (EQ-5D-5L), whether the questionnaire scores are responsive to changes in patients’ health and h...

    Authors: Xin Hu, Mingxia Jing, Mei Zhang, Ping Yang and Xiaolong Yan

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2020 18:324

    Content type: Research

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