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Content validity, construct validity, and reliability of the WHOQOL-Bref in a population of Dutch adult psychiatric outpatients
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 twoExpand
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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...
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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 ofExpand
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Exercise Capacity, Muscle Strength, and Fatigue in Sarcoidosis: A Follow-Up Study
PurposeThe purpose of this study was to examine changes in the prevalence of exercise intolerance, reduced muscle strength, and fatigue and the changes in these parameters in individual patientsExpand
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Benefits of Physical Training in Sarcoidosis
AbstractBackground Sarcoidosis patients suffer from fatigue and exercise limitation. The aim of this study was to establish whether a physical training program improves these and other outcomesExpand
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The sexual health care needs after colorectal cancer: the view of patients, partners, and health care professionals
PurposeSexual dysfunction among patients with colorectal cancer is frequently reported. Studies examining patients’ sexual health care needs are rare. We examined the sexual health care needs afterExpand
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The minimal clinical important difference in the World Health Organization Quality of Life instrument—100
PurposeThe aim of this study was to estimate the minimal clinical important difference (MCID) of the World Health Organization Quality of Life assessment instrument (WHOQOL-100) for women withExpand
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Variation in fatigue among 6011 (long-term) cancer survivors and a normative population: a study from the population-based PROFILES registry
PurposeCancer survivors commonly experience fatigue, related to disease and its treatment. This study aimed to compare fatigue severity among survivors of different cancer types with a normativeExpand
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Sarcoidosis: assessment of disease severity using HRCT
The value of high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) in diagnosing and assessing inflammatory activity in sarcoidosis is well established. The aim of the present study was to address the intra-Expand
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