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Effect of structured physical activity on prevention of major mobility disability in older adults: the LIFE study randomized clinical trial.
IMPORTANCE In older adults reduced mobility is common and is an independent risk factor for morbidity, hospitalization, disability, and mortality. Limited evidence suggests that physical activity mayExpand
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What is a meaningful change in physical performance? Findings from a clinical trial in older adults (the LIFE-P study)
ObjectivePerformance measures provide important information, but the meaning of change in these measures is not well known. The purpose of this research is to 1) examine the effect of treatmentExpand
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Yoga for veterans with chronic low-back pain.
OBJECTIVES Chronic back pain affects a large proportion of both the general population and of military veterans. Although numerous therapies exist for treating chronic back pain, they can be costlyExpand
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Integrated Care Increases Treatment and Improves Outcomes of Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection and Psychiatric Illness or Substance Abuse.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection with psychiatric disorders and/or substance abuse face significant barriers to antiviral treatment. New strategies are needed toExpand
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Living with Hepatitis C: Qualitative Interviews with Hepatitis C-infected Veterans
BackgroundChronic hepatitis C (HCV) infection affects millions of people in the USA and prevalence rates are higher in US veterans. The consequences of HCV infection include reduced quality of life,Expand
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Health-related quality of life in older adults at risk for disability.
BACKGROUND The number of older adults living in the United States continues to increase, and recent research has begun to target interventions to older adults who have mobility limitations and are atExpand
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Body mass index and quality of well-being in a community of older adults.
BACKGROUND The impact of obesity and associated conditions on health has not been assessed in older adults using a generic, utility-based measure of health-related quality of life (HRQOL). This studyExpand
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The psychometric properties of the Illness Management and Recovery scale in a large American public mental health system
The Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) scale was created to measure recovery outcomes produced by the IMR program. However, many other mental health care programs are now designed to impactExpand
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Comparison of Measured Utility Scores and Imputed Scores From the SF-36 in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis
Purpose:We sought to evaluate 3 methods for imputing utility-based outcomes from clinical trial data measured using the Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short Form (SF-36). Subjects:Our subjectsExpand
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The benefits of yoga for women veterans with chronic low back pain.
OBJECTIVES Chronic low back (CLBP) pain is prevalent among military veterans and often leads to functional limitations, psychologic symptoms, lower quality of life, and higher health care costs. AnExpand
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