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The World Health Organization Quality of Life Assessment (WHOQOL): development and general psychometric properties.
This paper reports on the field testing, empirical derivation and psychometric properties of the World Health Organisation Quality of Life assessment (the WHOQOL). The steps are presented from the… Expand
Content validity, construct validity, and reliability of the WHOQOL-Bref in a population of Dutch adult psychiatric outpatients
- F. Trompenaars, E. Masthoff, G. L. Heck, P. P. Hodiamont, J. Vries
- Psychology, Medicine
- Quality of Life Research
- 1 February 2005
In this study, the psychometric properties of a quality of life scale, the WHOQOL-Bref, were examined in a population of 533 Dutch adult psychiatric outpatients. Participants underwent two… Expand
Examination of the Dimensionality of Fatigue
Summary: This paper reports on two studies. The goal of Study I was to examine the dimensionality of existing fatigue scales. The aims of Study II were to construct a new self-report fatigue instru...
Relations between negative affect, coping, and emotional eating
The study was designed to examine the relations between negative affect, coping, and emotional eating. It was tested whether emotion-oriented coping and avoidance distraction, alone or in interaction… Expand
The World Health Organization Quality of Life Assessment Instrument (WHOQOL-100): Validation Study with the Dutch Version
In this study, we examine the reliability and validity of a new quality-of-life (QoL) instrument, the Field Trial Version of the World Health Organization Quality of Life assessment instrument… Expand
Quality of life and related concepts in Parkinson's disease: a systematic review.
Several studies have investigated the quality of life (QOL) of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). The purpose of this study was to review the conceptual and methodological quality of quality of… Expand
Psychological Profile of the Morbidly Obese
Background: In the surgical treatment of morbid obesity, surgery on its own represents only one element. In fact, bariatric surgery is a forced behavior modification; in addition to surgery,… Expand
The Self-report Standardized Assessment of Personality-abbreviated Scale: Preliminary results of a brief screening test for personality disorders
Objective The internal consistency, test–retest reliability and validity of the Self-report Standardized Assessment of Personality-abbreviated Scale (SAPAS-SR) as a screening instrument for… Expand
Personality and physical health: toward an ecological approach to health‐related personality research
- G. L. Heck
- 1 December 1997
A vast academic literature shows that personality significantly mediates and moderates relationships between environmental stress and the onset and progression of physical disease. In the… Expand