The reliability, validity and responsiveness of the Restless Legs Syndrome Quality of Life questionnaire (RLSQoL) in a trial population

@article{Abetz2005TheRV,
  title={The reliability, validity and responsiveness of the Restless Legs Syndrome Quality of Life questionnaire (RLSQoL) in a trial population},
  author={Linda N. Abetz and Robert A Arbuckle and Richard P. Allen and Elena Mavraki and Jeffrey M Kirsch},
  journal={Health and Quality of Life Outcomes},
  year={2005},
  volume={3},
  pages={79 - 79}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determine the reliability, validity and responsiveness of the Restless Legs Syndrome Quality of Life questionnaire (RLSQoL) in a clinical trial setting. METHODS Two matching, placebo-controlled, multinational studies assessing the effectiveness and safety of ropinirole for treating moderate-to-severe Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) formed the basis of this psychometric assessment. Validity and reliability were assessed using baseline data. Responsiveness… CONTINUE READING

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