functioning

Psychological and physical functioning difficulties associated with complex activity limitations among U.S. adults

Mitchell Loeb, M.S., Bruce S. Jonas, Sc.M., Ph.D. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 8, Issue 1, p70–79 Published online: August 14 2014 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.08.003 Abstract Background There is limited research that assesses psychological functioning categorically as a predictor […]

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Self-report versus performance measure in gauging level of function with multiple sclerosis

Alexa K. Stuifbergen, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., Marian Morris, M.P.H., R.N., Heather Becker, Ph.D., Lynn Chen, Ph.D., Hwa Young Lee, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 4, p413–418 Published online: April 24, 2014 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.03.003 Background Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a debilitating, progressive disease with no known cure. Symptoms vary widely for persons with […]

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Self-rated health and quality of life in adults attending regional disability services in Ireland

Máirín C. Boland, M.D., F.F.P.H.M.I., M.R.C.P.I., Leslie Daly, Ph.D., F.F.P.H., Anthony Staines, Ph.D., M.Sc., M.B., F.F.P.H.M.I. Disability and Health Journal, April 2009 Volume 2, Issue 2, Pages 95–103 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2008.11.005 Abstract Background There is limited background information on self-rated health in people with disability in Ireland. This paper examines self-rated health scores and dimensions of functioning in people […]

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