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: Background Community participation is important to most people with disabilities despite the fact that common secondary conditions like… Read More »»

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 Abstract Background Raising a child diagnosed with infantile cerebral palsy is a challenge for… Read More »»

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: Background Older adults’ function level can be used as a predictor of future detrimental events, such as disability, reliance on others, risk of institutionalization… Read More »»

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: Background Young children in military families with a member who has a life changing injury can experience emotional difficulties… Read More »»

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: Background Raising a child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a severe… Read More »»

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:  Background Social support is an important resource that may benefit individuals aging with physical disabilities, although… Read More »»

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:   Abstract Background Hip osteoarthritis, a common age-associated condition,… Read More »»

Effects of pain and fatigue on physical functioning and depression in persons with muscular dystrophy

Kevin N. Alschuler, Ph.D., Mark P. Jensen, Ph.D., Mark C. Goetz, Ph.D., Amanda E. Smith, B.S., Aimee M. Verrall, M.P.H., Ivan R. Molton, Ph.D. Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA Published Online: August 06, 2012 Disability and Health Journal, October 2012 Volume 5, Issue 4, Pages 277–283 DOI:  … Read More »»

Physical activity and depression in middle and older-aged adults with multiple sclerosis

The findings reported in this paper were presented at the 2011 5th Joint Triennial Congress of the European and Americas Committees for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Mark P. Jensen, Ph.D., Ivan R. Molton, Ph.D., Kevin J. Gertz, M.P.A., Charles H. Bombardier, Ph.D., Dori E. Rosenberg, Ph.D., M.P.H. Department of Rehabilitation… Read More »»

Physical ill health, disability, dependence and depression: Results from the 2007 national survey of psychiatric morbidity among adults in England

Howard Meltzer, Ph.D., Paul Bebbington, Ph.D., F.R.C.P., F.R.C.Psych., Traolach Brugha, M.D., F.R.C.Psych., Sally McManus, M.Sc., Dheeraj Rai, M.D., M.R.C.Psych., Michael S. Dennis, M.D., M.R.C.Psych., Rachel Jenkins, M.D. (Cantab), F.R.C.Psych. Disability and Health Journal, April 2012 Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 87–101DOI:   Abstract Background The relationship between physical ill health, disability, and depression is not straightforward.… Read More »»