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The development of a handicap assessment questionnaire: the Impact on Participation and Autonomy (IPA)
Objective: To report on the feasibility and psychometric properties in terms of homogeneity and construct validity of a newly developed handicap questionnaire focusing on person-perceived handicaps:Expand
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Psychometric properties of the Impact on Participation and Autonomy Questionnaire.
OBJECTIVE To examine the homogeneity, test-retest reliability, construct validity, and concurrent validity of the Impact on Participation and Autonomy Questionnaire (IPAQ). DESIGN Cross-sectionalExpand
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Causes and consequences of comorbidity: a review.
A literature search was carried out to identify and summarize the existing information on causes and consequences of comorbidity of chronic somatic diseases. A selection of 82 articles met ourExpand
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Measuring both negative and positive reactions to giving care to cancer patients: psychometric qualities of the Caregiver Reaction Assessment (CRA).
The Caregiver Reaction Assessment Scale (CRA) is an instrument designed to assess specific aspects of the caregiving situation, including both negative and positive dimensions of caregivingExpand
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Determinants of caregiving experiences and mental health of partners of cancer patients
Research regarding informal caregiving showed considerable individual variation in responses to cancer caregiving. The current longitudinal study examined determinants of caregiver outcomes in termsExpand
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Patterns of caregiver experiences among partners of cancer patients.
This study describes patterns of caregiving experiences in partners of patients with cancer (N=148) over a 6-month period. Caregiving experiences were assessed by means of the Caregiver ReactionExpand
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Instruments for assessing the burden of informal caregiving for stroke patients in clinical practice: a comparison of CSI, CRA, SCQ and self-rated burden
Objective: To compare the feasibility, convergent and clinical validity of three commonly used burden scales: Caregiver Strain Index (CSI), Caregiver Reaction Assessment (CRA) and Sense of CompetenceExpand
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Measuring functional status: cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between performance and self-report (Zutphen Elderly Study 1990-1993).
We investigated cross-sectional as well as longitudinal associations between performance-based measures of functional status and self-reported measures of functional status. In the Zutphen ElderlyExpand
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Beyond disability: perceived participation in people with a chronic disabling condition
Objective: To describe the impact of a chronic disabling condition on participation and to identify variables that may explain perceived restrictions in participation. Study design: Cross-sectional.Expand
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Impact of fatigue on health-related quality of life in rheumatoid arthritis.
OBJECTIVE To multidimensionally assess fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to evaluate the impact of fatigue on health-related quality of life (HRQOL). METHODS The study was conducted in 1999Expand
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