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To evaluate the validity, reliability and invariance of the World Health Organization Quality of Life Instrument-Abbreviated version (WHOQOL-Bref) in Portuguese-speaking adults from three different countries.
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Name: Trends in psychiatry and psychotherapy
The current review was conducted to identify all self-report questionnaires on functional health status (FHS) and/or health-related quality-of-life (HR-QoL) in adult populations with dysphonia (voice ...
The assessment of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is important for health outcomes research, disease modeling studies and comparisons of different healthcare interventions. Yet, only a few tool...
To determine the psychometric properties and performance of Malay and English versions of the EQ-5D-5L descriptive instrument in the general Malaysian population.
This paper investigates the distributional implications for eight population groups of using six different instruments to measure wellbeing and to prioritise access to health services. Specifically, i...
The aim of this study was to analyze scientific production concerning the validation and cultural adaptation of quality of life evaluation instruments for patients with melasma and to offer a critical...
Schizophrenia is a severe and persistent psychological disorder affecting 0.7 to 1% of the world's population and 600,000 people in France. Schizophrenic patients are exposed to excess mor...
The purpose of the study is to describe the psychometric properties (validity, reliability and responsiveness) of the SQOL-6D instrument in the context of routine clinical treatment of upp...
The primary purpose of this study was to establish the psychometric properties of a new disease specific Quality of Life questionnaire, the LPR-HRQL. The specific properties of the questi...
The main purpose of this study is to determine the measurement characteristics of WHODAS-II (World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II), as well as to analyze its correla...
The World Health Organization International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health has shown that the environment can play a major role in patients' disability, and hence in ...
System established by the World Health Organization and the International Committee on Thrombosis and Hemostasis for monitoring and reporting blood coagulation tests. Under this system, results are standardized using the International Sensitivity Index for the particular test reagent/instrument combination used.
A specialized agency of the United Nations designed as a coordinating authority on international health work; its aim is to promote the attainment of the highest possible level of health by all peoples.
A state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to SEXUALITY, according to the World Health Organization.
A measurement index derived from a modification of standard life-table procedures and designed to take account of the quality as well as the duration of survival. This index can be used in assessing the outcome of health care procedures or services. (BIOETHICS Thesaurus, 1994)
The World Health Organization's classification categories of health and health-related domains. The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) consists of two lists: a list of body functions and structure, and a list of domains of activity and participation. The ICF also includes a list of environmental factors.