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Psychometric qualities of a brief self-rated fatigue measure: The Fatigue Assessment Scale.
OBJECTIVE The main aim of this study was to examine the dimensionality and psychometric qualities of a new 10-item fatigue measure, the Fatigue Assessment Scale (FAS). METHODS As part of aExpand
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Measuring fatigue in sarcoidosis: the Fatigue Assessment Scale (FAS).
Fatigue is a major problem in a wide range of diseases including sarcoidosis. However, there is no standard measure for assessing fatigue. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to evaluate theExpand
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Homesickness: a review of the literature.
Homesickness has not received due attention from psychological researchers, in spite of the fact that it is of considerable interest to counsellors and care-givers of those who have migrated or movedExpand
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Assessment of fatigue among working people: a comparison of six questionnaires
Aims: To compare the psychometric qualities of six fatigue questionnaires in a sample of working persons. Methods: Internal consistency and test-retest reliability, content validity, convergentExpand
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Psychosocial Predictors of Success following Bariatric Surgery
Background: Bariatric surgery is the treatment of choice for morbid obesity, but it does not lead to equal results in every patient. In addition to surgery, a number of non-surgical and psychologicalExpand
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Adult Crying: A Model and Review of the Literature
Crying is one of the most powerfully compelling forms of human emotional expression, and yet, until recently, crying has received little attention from behavioral scientists. In this article, a modelExpand
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Smile attractiveness. Self-perception and influence on personality.
OBJECTIVES To investigate self-perception of smile attractiveness and to determine the role of smile line and other aspects correlated with smile attractiveness and their influence on personalityExpand
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Psychosocial Functioning following Bariatric Surgery
Morbid obesity is associated with an increased risk of morbidity and mortality as well as psychosocial problems and poor quality of life. The ultimate goal of bariatric surgery is not only reducedExpand
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Evaluation of quality of life in sarcoidosis patients.
Health-related quality of life (QOL) has become an important topic in health care. However, hardly any attention has been paid to QOL in sarcoidosis. Therefore, the aim of this study was to assessExpand
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Predictors of depressive symptoms 12 months after surgical treatment of early‐stage breast cancer
Objective: Nearly half of the women with breast cancer (BC) show depressive symptoms in the first year after diagnosis. This has a major impact on patients' lives. Therefore, the aim of this studyExpand
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