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Fatigue is prevalent in Multiple Sclerosis (MS), but little research indicates how to best quantify changes in fatigue over time.
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Name: Multiple sclerosis and related disorders
In Parkinson's disease patients, fatigue is a disabling non-motor symptom whose prevalence ranges from 28% to 58%. The Fatigue Impact Scale for Daily Use (D-FIS), one of the various scales for quantif...
Existing measures of subjective aging have been useful in predicting developmental outcomes. Unlike other constructs of subjective aging, Awareness of Age-Related Change (AARC) focuses on how adults' ...
To translate the Mental Fatigue Scale into a Chinese version (CMFS), to develop a more valid and precise CMFS by using an item response theory-based model, and to examine the reliability and validity ...
The main aims of the current study were to test the factor structure, reliability and validity of the nine-item Internet Gaming Disorder Scale-Short Form (IGDS9-SF), a standardized measure to assess s...
The Current Statistics Self-Efficacy (CSSE) scale, developed by Finney and Schraw (2003), is a 14-item instrument to assess students' statistics self-efficacy. No previous research has used the Rasch ...
The objective of this study is to conduct a trial in the spirit of providing as much as possible the benefit of PG2 treatment to eligible patients and to evaluate the efficacy and safety o...
Many patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) are treated with physiotherapy. Muscle weakness is a common symptom. It can be evaluated with a variety of muscle function tests. In MS patients,...
The purpose of this study is to establish the Six-Minute Walk Test, 10-Meter Walk Test, 30 Second Chair Stand, Linear Analog Scale of Function, and the Modifed Brief Fatigue Inventory as r...
Cerebral infarction is a type of stroke that can lead to sometimes disabling sequelae. Among these sequelae, fatigue is frequently reported by patients. It is therefore important for docto...
The Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory (MFI) is a 20-item self-report instrument designed to measure fatigue. It covers the following dimensions: general fatigue, physical fatigue, mental ...
A type of procedural memory manifested as a change in the ability to identify an item as a result of a previous encounter with the item or stimuli.
Recording of change in the size of a part as modified by the circulation in it.
Modifying, carrying, or manipulating an item external to itself by an animal, before using it to effect a change on the environment or itself (from Beck, Animal Tool Behavior, 1980).
Food derived from genetically modified organisms (ORGANISMS, GENETICALLY MODIFIED).
A scale comprising 18 symptom constructs chosen to represent relatively independent dimensions of manifest psychopathology. The initial intended use was to provide more efficient assessment of treatment response in clinical psychopharmacology research; however, the scale was readily adapted to other uses. (From Hersen, M. and Bellack, A.S., Dictionary of Behavioral Assessment Techniques, p. 87)
Spinal Cord Disorders
The spinal cord is a bundle of nerves that runs down the middle of the back which carry signals back and forth between the body and brain. It is protected by vertebrae, which are the bone disks that make up the spine. An accident that damages the verte...