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  1. 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

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  2. 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

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  3. 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

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  4. 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

    Content type: Research

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  5. 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

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  6. 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

    Content type: Research

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  7. 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

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  8. 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

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  9. 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

    Content type: Review

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  10. 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

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  11. 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

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  12. 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

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  13. 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

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  14. 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

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  15. 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

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  16. 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

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  17. 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

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  18. 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

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  19. 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

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  20. 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

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  21. 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

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  22. 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

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  23. 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

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  24. 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

    Content type: Review

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  25. The Short Inflammatory Bowel Disease Questionnaire (SIBDQ) is a widely used instrument to assess Health-related Quality of Life (HRQoL) among inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients. Our aim was to translate...

    Authors: Joana Roseira, Helena T. Sousa, Ana Marreiros, Luís F. Contente and Fernando Magro

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:59

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  26. Mental health is an important aspect of the process of individual adaptation and development. The present study analysed the role played by resilience in mental health while taking into account both positive a...

    Authors: Karol Konaszewski, Małgorzata Niesiobędzka and Janusz Surzykiewicz

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:58

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  27. Attachment and support from family and friends are core to the experiences of ageing for older adults. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationships between attachment styles and hope, religiosity...

    Authors: Saeed Pahlevan Sharif, Mohammadreza Amiri, Kelly-Ann Allen, Hamid Sharif Nia, Fatemeh Khoshnavay Fomani, Yasaman Hatef Matbue, Amir Hossein Goudarzian, Sedigheh Arefi, Ameneh Yaghoobzadeh and Hassam Waheed

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:57

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  28. With the growing number of older endometrial cancer (EC) and ovarian cancer (OC) survivors, data on long-term health-related quality of life (HRQoL) became an important issue in the management of older patient...

    Authors: Ariane Mamguem Kamga, Leila Bengrine-Lefevre, Valérie Quipourt, Laure Favier, Ariane Darut-Jouve, Sophie Marilier, Patrick Arveux, Isabelle Desmoulins and Tienhan Sandrine Dabakuyo-Yonli

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:56

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  29. The improvement in treatment of pediatric acute lymphatic leukemia (ALL) has introduced new challenges for pediatric oncology care in understanding and handling long-term treatment-related complications later ...

    Authors: Katarina Aili, Susann Arvidsson and Jens M. Nygren

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:55

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  30. Allergic rhinitis is one of the most prevalent allergic diseases worldwide which diagnosis is based on typical clinical signs and positive results of allergic tests. Selection and evaluation of treatment is ba...

    Authors: Laura Tamasauskiene, Edita Gasiuniene and Brigita Sitkauskiene

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:54

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  31. To derive cluster analysis-based groupings for adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD) when it comes to perceived health, psychological functioning, health behaviours and quality of life (QoL).

    Authors: Edward Callus, Silvana Pagliuca, Sara Boveri, Federico Ambrogi, Koen Luyckx, Adrienne H. Kovacs, Silke Apers, Werner Budts, Junko Enomoto, Maayke A. Sluman, Jou-Kou Wang, Jamie L. Jackson, Paul Khairy, Stephen C. Cook, Shanthi Chidambarathanu, Luis Alday…

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:53

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  32. Considering the importance of having a celiac disease-specific measure of the quality of life (QOL) in Persian, the present study aimed to translate the celiac disease quality of life questionnaire (CDQOL) int...

    Authors: Zeinab Nikniaz, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Saeedeh Ghaffarifar, Zahra Ravand, Zahra Akbari Namvar and Masood Shirmohammadi

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:52

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  33. Mindfulness has emerged as an important correlate of well-being in various clinical populations. The present study evaluated the psychometric properties of the 20-item short form of the Five Facet Mindfulness ...

    Authors: Ted C. T. Fong, Adrian H. Y. Wan, Venus P. Y. Wong and Rainbow T. H. Ho

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:51

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  34. The Short Form 36 (SF-36) is a scoring system comprising of 36 items categorized into eight constructs corresponding to patients’ health-related quality of life. It has been used extensively in various countri...

    Authors: Ahmad Farouk Musa, Mohamed Shajahan Mohamed Yasin, Julian Smith, Mohd Azhari Yakub and Rusli Bin Nordin

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:50

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  35. This study aimed to predict the quality of life (QOL) in patients with Painful Diabetic Neuropathy (PDN) based on pain severity, pain catastrophizing, pain acceptance, depression, anxiety, and sleep disturbanc...

    Authors: Mohammadreza Davoudi, Parnian Rezaei, Fereshteh Rajaeiramsheh, Seyed Majid Ahmadi and Amir Abbas Taheri

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:49

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  36. Reliable Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) assessment will be useful in identifying health issues and in identifying health care actions. Due to the lack of a psychometrically valid tool in Urdu, we aim t...

    Authors: Ali Ahmed, Muhammad Saqlain, Nasim Akhtar, Furqan Hashmi, Ali Blebil, Juman Dujaili, Malik Muhammad Umair and Allah Bukhsh

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:48

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  37. An increasing number of gastrointestinal cancer (GI) patients suffer from side effects of cancer treatment that can affect their mood states and quality of life. Despite its demonstrated effectiveness in fem...

    Authors: Devesh Oberoi, Celestina Martopullo, Barry D. Bultz and Linda E. Carlson

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:47

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  38. The oral health related quality of life (OHRQoL) of children in Bangladesh has not yet been measured, as there is no validated OHRQoL measure for that population. The aim of this study was to cross-culturally ...

    Authors: Masuma Pervin Mishu, Richard G. Watt, Anja Heilmann and Georgios Tsakos

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:46

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  39. This study aimed to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis to compare differences in health utilities (HUs) assessed by self and proxy respondents in children, as well as to evaluate the effects of heal...

    Authors: Mingyu Jiang, Yue Ma, Minghui Li, Rui Meng, Aixia Ma and Pingyu Chen

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:45

    Content type: Review

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  40. Catastrophizing has been recognized as an important contributor to chronicity in individuals with chronic pain syndromes including low back pain (LBP). The Pain Catastrophizing Scale (PCS) is perhaps the most ...

    Authors: Aminu A. Ibrahim, Mukadas O. Akindele, Bashir Kaka and Naziru B. Mukhtar

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:44

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  41. Multimorbidity is a complex health situation that requires interventions tailored to patient needs; the outcomes of such interventions are difficult to evaluate. The purpose of this study was to describe the o...

    Authors: Maxime Sasseville, Maud-Christine Chouinard and Martin Fortin

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:43

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  42. Preventive health checkups have gained in importance over the last decade. The association of health checkups and the number of diseases with health-related quality of life (HRQoL), including physical and ment...

    Authors: Dann-Pyng Shih, Hsien-Wen Kuo, Wen-Miin Liang, Ping-Yi Lin, Pochang Tseng and Jong-Yi Wang

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:42

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  43. The PROMIS depression scales are reliable and valid measures that have extensive normative data in general population samples. However, less is known about how responsive they are to detect change in clinical ...

    Authors: Kurt Kroenke, Timothy E. Stump, Chen X. Chen, Jacob Kean, Teresa M. Damush, Matthew J. Bair, Erin E. Krebs and Patrick O. Monahan

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:41

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  44. An increasing number of subjects are recovering from COVID-19, raising the need for tools to adequately assess the course of the disease and its impact on functional status. We aimed to assess the construct va...

    Authors: Felipe V. C. Machado, Roy Meys, Jeannet M. Delbressine, Anouk W. Vaes, Yvonne M. J. Goërtz, Maarten van Herck, Sarah Houben-Wilke, Gudula J. A. M. Boon, Stefano Barco, Chris Burtin, Alex van ’t Hul, Rein Posthuma, Frits M. E. Franssen, Yvonne Spies, Herman Vijlbrief, Fabio Pitta…

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:40

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  45. Chronic kidney disease is considered as a global health problem. Hemodialysis (HD), following renal transplantation, is the most common form of renal replacement therapy. However, HD may impact the quality of ...

    Authors: Aseel F. Samoudi, Maha K. Marzouq, Ahmad M. Samara, Sa’ed H. Zyoud and Samah W. Al-Jabi

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:39

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  46. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) may seriously affects patients’ quality of life (QoL), but it was rarely focused and studied in China, so we explore JIA children’s QoL using Chinese version of the PedsQL4....

    Authors: Hua-hong Wu, Feng-qi Wu, Yang Li, Jian-ming Lai, Gai-xiu Su, Shu-hua Cui, Zheng Chen and Hui Li

    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2021 19:37

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