Depression

Prevalence and causes of work disability among working-age U.S. adults, 2011–2013, NHIS

Kristina A. Theis, Ph.D., Douglas W. Roblin, Ph.D., Charles G. Helmick, M.D.,Ruiyan Luo, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 108-115 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.04.010 Background Chronic conditions are among the major causes of work disability (WD), which is associated with lower employment, less economic activity, and greater dependence on social programs, […]

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People with multiple sclerosis report significantly worse symptoms and health related quality of life than the US general population as measured by PROMIS and NeuroQoL outcome measures

Dagmar Amtmann, Ph.D., Alyssa M. Bamer, M.P.H., Jiseon Kim, Ph.D., Hyewon Chung, Ph.D., Rana Salem, M.S. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 99-107 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.04.008 Background Individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) report fatigue, pain, depression, cognitive difficulties, and other symptoms. It is often difficult to compare symptoms across studies and […]

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A predictive model of anxiety and depression symptoms after a lower limb amputation

Susana Pedras, M.D., Rui Carvalho, M.D., M. Graça Pereira, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 1, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 79-85 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.03.013 Background Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcer (DFU) show high levels of depression and anxiety symptoms. The loss of a limb is undoubtedly a devastating experience and several studies have shown that […]

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Why stay home? Temporal association of pain, fatigue and depression with being at home

Craig Ravesloot, Ph.D Bryce Ward, Ph.D., Tannis Hargrove, M.A., Jennifer Wong, M.A., Nick Livingston, M.A., Linda Torma, Ph.D., Catherine Ipsen, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 2, p218–225 Published online: November 25, 2015 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.10.010 Background Community participation is important to most people with disabilities despite the fact that common secondary conditions like […]

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Feelings of loss in parents of children with infantile cerebral palsy

Manuel Fernández-Alcántara, M.Sc., M. Paz García-Caro, Ph.D., Carolina Laynez-Rubio, Ph.D., M. Nieves Pérez-Marfil, Ph.D., Celia Martí-García, Ph.D., Ángela Benítez-Feliponi, Ph.D., Marta Berrocal-Castellano, M.Sc., Francisco Cruz-Quintana, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 8, Issue 1, p93–101 Published online: June 30 2014 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.06.003 Abstract Background Raising a child diagnosed with infantile cerebral palsy is a challenge for […]

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Pain intensity is associated with both performance-based disability and self-reported disability in a sample of older adults attending primary health care centers

  Anabela G. Silva, Ph.D., Alexandra Queirós, Ph.D., Margarida Cerqueira, Ph.D., Nelson P. Rocha, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 4, p457–465 Published online: May 10, 2014 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.05.001 Background Older adults’ function level can be used as a predictor of future detrimental events, such as disability, reliance on others, risk of institutionalization […]

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Effectiveness of a multimedia outreach kit for families of wounded veterans

David Ian Walker, Ph.D., Jean-François Cardin, M.S., Neelu Chawla, M.S., David Topp, Ph.D., Thomaseo Burton, Ph.D., Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Ph.D Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 2, p216–225 Published online: November 11, 2013 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2013.11.004 Background Young children in military families with a member who has a life changing injury can experience emotional difficulties […]

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The association of illness perceptions with depressive symptoms and general psychological distress in parents of an offspring with autism spectrum disorder

Dimitra Gatzoyia, M.Sc., Konstantinos Kotsis, M.D., Ph.D., Iouliani Koullourou, M.D., M.Sc., Panagiota Goulia, M.D., André F. Carvalho, M.D., Ph.D., Spyros Soulis, Ph.D., Thomas Hyphantis, M.D., Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 2, p173–180 Published online: November 11, 2013 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2013.10.008 Background Raising a child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a severe […]

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Social support, depression, and physical disability: Age and diagnostic group effects

Mark P. Jensen, Ph.D., Amanda E. Smith, B.S., Charles H. Bombardier, Ph.D., Kathryn M. Yorkston, Ph.D., Jordi Miró, Ph.D., Ivan R. Molton, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 2, p164–172 Published online: November 11, 2013 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2013.11.001  Background Social support is an important resource that may benefit individuals aging with physical disabilities, although […]

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Comorbid depression and anxiety impact hip osteoarthritis disability

Ray Marks, Ed.D. Departments of Health, Physical Education & Gerontological Studies and Services, City University of New York, York College, and Health and Behavior Studies, Columbia University, Teachers College, New York, NY 10027, USA Disability and Health Journal,  January 2009 Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 27–35 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2008.10.001   Abstract Background Hip osteoarthritis, a common age-associated condition, […]

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