The Quality of Well Being Self Administered Qwbsa Scale A Development of the questionnaire

One of the major criticisms of the QWB is that it is more expensive and difficult to administer than most other generic measures. The QWB questionnaire is long and complex, employing branching and probing questions, thus requiring a trained interviewer. The demand for rapid health status assessment is exemplified by the current widespread use of the SF-36, though the SF-36 cannot be used to produce QALYs. What is needed is a clinically useful, self-administered instrument that is sensitive to...

Information about the Kindlr Questionnaire

While most quality of life measures for children have been developed in the English language and then translated in a further, methodologically elaborate step (Ravens-Sieberer and Cieza, 2000), the generic KINDLR Questionnaire for Measuring Health-Related Quality of Life in Children and Adolescents represents a German-language measure (originally developed by Bullinger et al. 1994, revised by Ravens-Sieberer & Bullinger 1998a, 1998b), for use in clinical populations but also with healthy...

Structured Interview For Symptoms And Concerns

Structured Interview for Symtoms and Concerns (SISC) has been developed by Keith G. Wilson et al. Original instrument has been published in English. The purpose of this instrument is to assess the common symptoms and concerns of patients who are approaching to the ends of their lives. The SISC a 2-dimensional (Pain and symptoms assessment and End of life concerns), generic measure of quality of life for adults. Author(s) Keith G. Wilson, Ian D. Graham, Raymond A. Viola, Susan Chater Purpose To...

Moss Kitchen Assessment

The MOSS Kitchen Assessment (MKA) have been developed by Celeste Harridge and Suya Shah. Original instruments have been published in English. The purpose of these instruments are to evaluate the ability to interact with the environment, most basic and most predictive Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Scale. Abbreviated Name MKA Author(s) Celeste Harridge, Surya Shah Purpose To evaluate the ability to interact with the environment, most basic and most predictive Instrumental Activities of...

Health Utilities Index

Health Utilities Index (HUI) is a family of generic health profiles and preference-based systems for the purposes of measuring health status, reporting health-related quality of life (HRQL), and producing utility scores. HRQL, as defined by Patrick and Erickson, is the value assigned to duration of life as modified by the impairments, functional states, perceptions, and social opportunities that are influenced by disease, injury, treatment, or policy. HUI questionnaires, designed to elicit...

Brief COPE

The items below are an abbreviated version of the COPE Inventory. We have used it in research with breast cancer patients, with a community sample recovering from Hurricane Andrew, and with other samples as well. At present, none of that work has been published, except for an article reporting the development of the Brief COPE, which includes information about factor structure and internal reliability from the hurricane sample (citation below). We created the shorter item set partly because...

Overall Flp Score

The overall score for the FLP is calculated by adding the scale values for each item with which the respondent agrees and considers due to his her health (or ticked items) across all 12 categories and dividing by the maximum possible dysfunction score for the FLP (9933). This figure is then multiplied by 100 to obtain the FLP overall score. Each item within the 12 categories is listed on the following pages along with the scale values coded to one decimal as follows 1. Only items with which the...

Swedish Health Related Quality Of Life Survey

Likert Survey Healthy Lifestyle

The Swedish Health related Quality of Life Survey (SWED-QUAL) was developed by Brorsson et al. from the measures used in the US Medical Outcomes Study (MOS). The questionnaire, which is designed to measure health related quality of life, consists of 70 items, of which 63 forms two single-item and 11 multiitem dimension scales of Likert type physical functioning (7 items), mobility (1 item), satisfaction with physical ability (1 item), role limitations due to physical health (3 items), pain (6...

References and SEIQoL publications

Measuring health a review of quality of life measurement scales. Milton Keynes Open University Press, 1991. Brehmer B amp Joyce CRB eds . Human Judgment The Social Judgment Theory View. North Holland Amsterdam, 1988. Browne JP, McGee HM, O'Boyle CA. Conceptual approaches to the assessment of quality of life. Psychology amp Health 1997 12 737-51. Browne JP, O'Boyle CA, McGee HM, Joyce CRB, McDonald NJ, O'Malley K and Hiltbrunner B. Individual quality of life in the healthy elderly....

General Description of the PIADS

The PIADS is a 26-item self-report questionnaire designed to assess the effects of an assistive device on functional independence, well-being, and quality of life. See the sample of the PIADS Questionnaire. The three subscales of the PIADS are based on a factor analysis of the responses combined from several studies. The first one, Competence, measures feelings of competence and efficacy. It is sensitive to the perceived impacts of assistive technology on performance and productivity. The...

Work Limitations Questionnaire

The Work Limitations Questionnaire WLQ is a 25-item, self-administered questionnaire measuring the degree to which health problems interfere with ability to perform job roles. It was designed for assessing groups of individuals respondents who are currently employed. The WLQ indicates the degree to which health problems interfere with specific aspects of job performance on-the-job disability , and the productivity impact of these work limitations. Author s Debra Lerner amp Benjamin C. Amick...

Who Quality Of Life Assessment

The Constitution of the World Health Organization WHO defines health as A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being not merely the absence of disease . . It follows that the measurement of health and the effects of health care must include not only an indication of changes in the frequency and severity of diseases but also an estimation of well being and this can be assessed by measuring the improvement in the quality of life related to health care. Although there are generally...

Quality Of Life

The TNO-AZL Questionnaire for Adult's Health-related Quality of Life TAAQOL consists of 45 questions divided into twelve scales most of them consist of four items each gross motor functioning, fine motor functioning, cognition, sleep, pain, social contacts, daily activities, sex, vitality, happiness, depressive mood, and anger. The TAAQOL questionnaire measures just like the TACQOL the emotional impact of self-reported functional problems and has no parent form. Author s Jeanet Bruil, Minne...

Info

To score the WAYS, add the raw score for each item on the scale to get the total score. There are four possible responses 0, 1,2, and 3. These are also the weights that shoud be used to get the raw score. Note that not all 66 items are scaled. 13, 15, 21, 41, 14, 35, 43, 54, 62, 63 6 18, 22, 31, 42, 45 Social Support 16, 33, 40, 47, 50, 58, 59 Escape - Avoidance 26, 39, 48, 49, 52 Problem Solving 23, 30, 36, 38, 56, 60 Positive Reappraisal Reproduced by special permission of the Publisher, MIND...

This Is A Textual Representation Of The London Handicap Scale And Is Intended For Review Use Only

This questionnaire is about the way your health affects your everyday life. Please read the instructions for each question and then answer by selecting the sentence which describes you best. When answering the questions, it may help to think about the things you have done over the last week and compare yourself with someone like you who is in good health. Getting Around. Think about how you get from one place to another, using any help aids or means of transport that you normally have...

Quality Of Life Questionnaireevans

The Quality of Life Questionnaire QLQ was developed to provide a direct measure of life quality based on an individual's response to several ecological domains. In contrast to other similar measures, the QLQ's approach is based on the assumption that certain actions or behaviors of an individual in response to particular environmental situations can be considered to represent a good or poor quality of life. The QLQ was designed to provide a multidimensional measure of an individual's behavior...

Modified Barthel Index

Notes in parenthesis are to facilitate application 1. The patient is unable to attend to personal hygiene and is dependent in all aspects. Patient is totally dependent on assistance to brush teeth denture, comb hair, wash hands, wash face, shave and or apply make-up. 2. Assistance is required in all steps of personal hygiene. Patient may complete one or two of the above activities. Generally requires assistant to provide more effort than self for each of the activities, loosen dentures, shave...

Global Quality Of Life Scale

Visual Analogue Self Esteem Scale

A global quality of life question which asks patients to provide an overall evaluation of QOL on a 100-point category rating scale. Author s Michael Hyland amp Samantha C. Sodergren Purpose To assess patients' overall perspective on quality of life Mode of Administration Self-administered Scoring Global score Minimum score 0 Maximum score 100 Score Direction Higher scores show better QoL Number of Items 1 Original Language English Copyright Michael E. Hyland and Samantha C Sodergren Contact for...

Cdc Healthrelated Quality Of Life Measure141

In public health and in medicine, the concept of health-related quality of life HRQOL refers to a person or group's perceived physical and mental health over time. Physicians have often used HRQOL to measure the effects of chronic illness in their patients to better understand how an illness interferes with a person's day-to-day life. Similarly, public health professionals use health-related quality of life to measure the effects of numerous disorders, short- and long-term disabilities, and...

Dynamic body image

Validation of the FKB-20 as scale for the detection of body image distortions in psychosomatic patients Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 1996 Jul 46 7 254-9. The study examines the validity of a body image questionnaire FKB-20 assessing body image disturbances in a clinical sample n 405 outpatients of a psychosomatic clinic and two non-clinical samples n 141 medical students and n 208 sports students . The criterion group was constituted by 98 patients of the clinical...

Coopwonca Charts

Coop Wonca Charts

The Dartmouth Primary Care Cooperative Information Project COOP chart system has been developed and refined for over a decade for the purpose of making a brief, practical and valid method to assess the functional status of adults and adolescents. The system was developed by the Dartmouth COOP Project, a network of community medical practices that cooperate on primary care research activities. The charts are similar to Snellen charts, which are used medically to measure visual acuity quickly in...

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Piads Questionnaire

Day and Jutai described the basic psychometric properties of the PIADS, based on a sample of eyewear devices users n 307 . Internal consistency was assessed using Cronbach's alpha. Values were .95 for the PIADS total score and .92, .88, and .87 for the Competence, Adaptability, and Self-esteem subscales, respectively. Sixty respondents completed the PIADS twice, about a month apart. None of the f tests comparing the two assessments reached significant differences p values ranging from .77 to...

Perceived Quality Of Life Scale

The Perceived Quality of Life Scale PQoL is a measure based on a model defining quality of life as on evaluation of major categories of fundamental life needs. Scale items were developed using human needs theory Maslow, 1943 Doyal and Gough, 1991 and interviews with different populations of older adults, well persons, and persons with disabilities to establish the content of the instrument. The measure is consistent with the needs based theory of quality of life Hunt and McKenna, 1992 and the...

Multidimensional Health Locus Of Control Scale

Health Locus of Control HLC asesses the degree to which individuals believe that their health is controlled by internal or external factors. Whether a person is internal or external is based on a series of statements. The statements are scored and summed to determine whether the individual has internal or external health beliefs. This is called the unidimensional HLC Scale that was developed by Wallston. Questioning the idea of locus of control as a unidimensional construct. Dr. Hanna Levenson...

Mos Social Support Survey

The MOS-Social Support Survey MOS-SSS is a self-report scale of perceived availability of people who are helpful or supportive with various aspects of life when the respondent is ill. It was developed as part of the Medical Outcomes Study, a two-year longitudinal study of patients with treatable chronic conditions. The MOS-SSS measures emotional informational support, tangible support, positive social interaction, and affectionate support. Abbreviated Name MOS-SSS Author s Cathy Sherbourne and...

Illness Behavior Questionnaire

Questionnaire Healthy Behavior

Illness Behavior Questionnaire IBQ includes seven scales that evaluate abnormal illness behavior, which Pilowsky defined as the persistence of an inappropriate or maladaptive mode of perceiving, evaluating or acting in relation to one's own state of health despite the fact that a doctor has provided a lucid and accurate appraisal of the situation and management to be followed. The seven scales of the Illness Behavior Questionnaire are 1 the general hypochondriasis scale, which assesses the...

Pictured Childs Quality Of Life Self Questionnaire

Pictured Child's Quality of Life Self Questionnaire was developed by Sabine Manificat, and Alice Dazord in French. The purpose of this questionnaire is to assess the child's subjective Quality of Life. The mode of administiration of this instrument is by the participant his herself. It is 26 items for 3 to 5 years old children, and 33 items for 6 to 11 years old children. Abbreviated Name AUQUEI Autoquestionnaire de qualit de vie enfant imag Author s Sabine Manificat, Alice Dazord Purpose To...

Nottingham Health Profile

The Nottingham Health Profile contains two parts Part I contains 38 items that cover 6 domains of experience pain, physical mobility, sleep, emotional reactions, energy, and social isolation. Part II includes perceived problems in 7 areas of life paid employment, jobs around the house, personal relationships, social life, sex life, hobbies, and holidays. Author s S Hunt, J McEwen, SP McKenna Purpose To provide a brief indication of a patient's perceived emotional social and physical health...

Body Image Questionnaire

Body Image Questionnaire has been developed by Ulrich Clement, amp Bernd L we. Original instruments has been published in German. This instrument purpose is assess body image disturbances. The BIQ consists of 20 items assessing the dynamic body image and rejected body image. Abbreviated Name FKB20 Fragebogen zum K rperbild Author s Ulrich Clement, Bernd L we Purpose To assess body image disturbances Population Adult Age Range years Type of Instrument Quality of Life Psychosocial Psychological...

Duke Social Support And Stress Scale Dusocs

Duke Social Support

Copyright 8 1986-2003 by Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA A supportive person is one who is helpful, who will listen to you, or who will back you up when you are in trouble. INSTRUCTIONS Please look at the following list and decide how much each person or group of persons is supportive for you at this time in your life. Check T your answer. How supportive are these people now 1. Your wife, husband, or significant other person 2. Your...

Ferrans And Powers Quality Of Life Index

Ferrans Powers 1992

The Quality of Life Index QLI was developed by Ferrans and Powers to measure quality of life in terms of satisfaction with life. Quality of life is defined by Ferrans as a person's sense of well-being that stems from satisfaction or dissatisfaction with the areas of life that are important to him her. The QLI measures both satisfaction and importance of various aspects of life. Importance ratings are used to weight the satisfaction responses, so that scores reflect the respondents' satisfaction...

Kindl

The KINDL -questionnaire with 24 items it is a short, methodologically suitable psychometrically sound and flexible measure to assess health related quality of life in children. The questionnaire can be completed both by children and adolescents, and also by their parents Proxyversion . The KINDL -questionnaire is available for different age groups and stages of 4 - 7 years, 8 - 11 years, 12 - 16 years, Parents. A paper-pencil version and a computer assisted version CAT-SCREEN is available. The...

Health Status Questionnaire

The Health Status Questionnaire 2.0 HSQ 2.0 , an assessment from Pearson Assessments, is an outcomes measurement tool that yields a profile of scores on eight health attributes, an index of health status change, and an indication of risk for the presence of a depressive disorder. This instrument is designed to be easily administered via self-report, personal interview, or telephone interview. Designed as a general outcomes measure to be used in all settings that provide primary or mental health...

Health And Daily Living Form

The Health and Daily Living Form HDLF is a structured assessment for patient and community groups that assesses health related factors such as alcohol consumption, drinking problems, and depression. It is a structured assessment procedure that can be administered either as an interview or as a questionnaire, and can be used with both patient and community groups. The HDLF includes items covering socio-demographic factors as well as sets of indices that tap health-related and social functioning,...

General Health Questionnaire

The General Health Questionnaire GHQ is a self-administered screening test, designed to identify short-term changes in mental health depression, anxiety, social dysfunction and somatic symptoms . It is a pure state measure, responding to how much a subject feels that their present state over the past few weeks is unlike their usual state. It does not make clinical diagnoses and should not be used to measure long-standing attributes. The GHQ focuses on the client's ability to carry out normal...

Duke Social Support And Stress Scale

The Duke Social Support and Stres Scale DUSOCS is an existing 24-item scale designed to measure social support, social stress, family support, and family stress. The DUSOCS has six subscales family support, non-family support, total support, family stress, non-family stress, and total stres. Author s George R. Parkerson, Jr., MD, MPH Purpose To assess the frequency and severity with wich symptoms of depression are experienced in Type of Instrument Social functioning Rater Self-...

About Compendium

Quality of life QOL is a popular term describing one's overall sense of well-being and includes aspects of happiness and satisfaction with life as a whole. It is broad and subjective rather than specific and objective. The difficulty in measuring QOL lies in the fact that, although the term has meaning for nearly everyone and every academic discipline, this meaning varies among individuals and groups. At the same time, it is often used interchangeably with terms such as health-related quality...

Duke Health Profile

Originally conceived as a 63-item measure, DUKE has been pared down to 17 questions that profile six domains physical, mental, social, general, perceived health, and self-esteem , and four dysfunction measures anxiety, depression, pain and disability . The format is easy to fill out and scoring is simple. Author s George R. Parkerson, Jr., MD, MPH Purpose To measure self-reported health-related quality of life and functional health status. Population Adult Age Range 18 to 96 Type of Instrument...

Duke Severity Of Illness Checklist

Family Support Scale Julkunen

Duke Severity of Illness Checklist DUSOI has been developed by George R. Parkerson. Original instruments have been published in English. The DUSOI is an objective measure of physical health status. The purpose of this instrument is to measure a person's illness severity. The DUSOI takes into account prognosis, medical complication level and patient symptoms for all current medical diagnoses. Author s George R. Parkerson, Jr., MD, MPH Purpose To measure a person's illness severity 1 to 2 minutes...

Comprehensive Assessment And Referral Evaluation

The Comprehensive Assessment and Referral Evaluation CARE is an assessment technique which is intended to reliably elicit, record, grade and classify information on the health and social problems of the older person. The CARE is basically a semi-structured interview guide and an inventory of defined ratings. It covers psychiatric, medical, nutritional, economic and social problems rather than the interests of only one professional discipline. The style, scope and scoring of the CARE makes it...

Child Health Questionnaire Child Form 87 Questions Samples

In general, how would you say your health is Has it been difficult for you to do the following activities due to health problems doing things that take a lot of energy, such as playing soccer or running doing things that take some energy such as riding a bike or skating walk several blocks or climb several flights of stairs ability physically to get around the neighborhood, playground, or school walk one block or climbing one flight of stairs do your tasks around the house bend, lift or stoop...

Brief Hospice Inventory

Brief Hospice Inventory has been developed by Charles C. Cleeland. Original instrument has been published in English. The Brief Hospice Inventory, developed for use in hospice patients. There are four subscale physical, psychological, patient's perception for hospice care, and quality of life. Abbreviated Name BHI Author s Charles C. Cleeland Purpose To assess outcomes of hospice patients Population Terminal patients Type of Instrument Quality of Life Mode of Administration Rater Time required...

Client Satisfaction Questionnaire

The Client Satisfaction Questionnaire CSQ was developed at the University of California San Francisco UCSF by Drs. Clifford Attkisson and Daniel Larsen in collaboration with Drs. Willian A. Hargreaves, Maurice LeVois, Tuan Nguyen, Robert E. Roberts, and Bruce Stegner. Since 1975, a team of investigators at the University of California San Francisco UCSF has employed standard scale development methods to construct the CSQ and other instruments by synthesizing related literature. CSQ scales are...

Barthel Index Modified

The original Barthel Index was developed in the USA by Florence Mahoney and Dorothea Barthel 1965 . The Modified Barthel Index was developed in Australia by Surya Shah, Frank Vanclay and Betty Cooper 1989 . A third version was developed in England by Collin and colleagues 1988 . The original Barthel Index was developed to measure activities of daily living. The 10 subtest items include 1 feeding, 2 moving from wheelchair to bed and return, 3 personal grooming, 4 getting on off the toilet, 5...

Compendium Of Health Related Quality Of Life Generic Instruments

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