Is the SF-36 health survey questionnaire suitable as a self-report measure of the health status of older adults with Parkinson's disease?

@article{Hobson1997IsTS,
  title={Is the SF-36 health survey questionnaire suitable as a self-report measure of the health status of older adults with Parkinson's disease?},
  author={Jennifer Hobson and Robert Jolyon Meara},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={1997},
  volume={6},
  pages={0-0}
}
An amended version of the Short Form 36 health survey questionnaire (SF-36), which has been suggested as being more suitable for self-completion in older adults, was evaluated among a group of elderly subjects with Parkinson's disease (PD). In the subjects who were able to fully complete the modified SF-36 unaided, the severity of PD was broadly reflected by low reported levels of functioning and well-being with this measure. However, the modified questionnaire still did not overcome the… CONTINUE READING

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