Ingmar Schafer

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Affiliation: University of Hamburg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Selection effects may account for better outcomes of the German Disease Management Program for type 2 diabetes
    Ingmar Schafer
    Department of Primary Medical Care, Center of Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr, 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:351. 2010
  2. pmc The disease management program for type 2 diabetes in Germany enhances process quality of diabetes care - a follow-up survey of patient's experiences
    Ingmar Schafer
    Department of Primary Medical Care, Center of Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:55. 2010
  3. pmc Does multimorbidity influence the occurrence rates of chronic conditions? A claims data based comparison of expected and observed prevalence rates
    Ingmar Schafer
    Department of Primary Medical Care, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e45390. 2012
  4. pmc The influence of age, gender and socio-economic status on multimorbidity patterns in primary care. First results from the multicare cohort study
    Ingmar Schafer
    Department of Primary Medical Care, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:89. 2012
  5. pmc The German MultiCare-study: Patterns of multimorbidity in primary health care - protocol of a prospective cohort study
    Ingmar Schafer
    Department of Primary Medical Care, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:145. 2009
  6. pmc Multimorbidity patterns in the elderly: a new approach of disease clustering identifies complex interrelations between chronic conditions
    Ingmar Schafer
    Department of Primary Medical Care, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e15941. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in children and adolescents in Germany: results of the BELLA study
    Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer
    Center for Obstetrics and Paediatrics, Department of Psychosomatics in Children and Adolescents, University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistasse 52, W29, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:148-56. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Risk and protective factors for children's and adolescents' mental health: results of the BELLA study
    Nora Wille
    Department of Psychosomatics in Children and Adolescents, Center for Obstetrics and Paediatrics, University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf, Building W 29 Erikahaus, Martinistrasse 52, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:133-47. 2008
  9. doi request reprint The German version of the Centre for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale for Children: psychometric evaluation in a population-based survey of 7 to 17 years old children and adolescents--results of the BELLA study
    Claus Barkmann
    Centre for Obstetrics and Paediatrics, Department of Psychosomatics in Children and Adolescents, University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, W29, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:116-24. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence of mental health problems among children and adolescents in Germany: results of the BELLA study within the National Health Interview and Examination Survey
    Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer
    Department of Psychosomatics in Children and Adolescents, University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf Centre for Obstetrics and Paediatrics, Martinistrasse 52, W29, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:22-33. 2008

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. pmc Selection effects may account for better outcomes of the German Disease Management Program for type 2 diabetes
    Ingmar Schafer
    Department of Primary Medical Care, Center of Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr, 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:351. 2010
    ....
  2. pmc The disease management program for type 2 diabetes in Germany enhances process quality of diabetes care - a follow-up survey of patient's experiences
    Ingmar Schafer
    Department of Primary Medical Care, Center of Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:55. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Does multimorbidity influence the occurrence rates of chronic conditions? A claims data based comparison of expected and observed prevalence rates
    Ingmar Schafer
    Department of Primary Medical Care, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e45390. 2012
    ..We developed a model to account for random coexistence based on stochastic distribution. We analyzed if the number of diseases of the patients influences the occurrence rates of chronic conditions...
  4. pmc The influence of age, gender and socio-economic status on multimorbidity patterns in primary care. First results from the multicare cohort study
    Ingmar Schafer
    Department of Primary Medical Care, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:89. 2012
    ..The objective of this paper is to analyze the association of socio-demographic variables, and especially socio-economic status with multimorbidity in general and with each multimorbidity pattern...
  5. pmc The German MultiCare-study: Patterns of multimorbidity in primary health care - protocol of a prospective cohort study
    Ingmar Schafer
    Department of Primary Medical Care, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:145. 2009
    ..As a consequence, there is little help for GPs in adjusting care for these patients, even though studies suggest that adhering to present clinical practice guidelines in the care of patients with multimorbidity may have adverse effects...
  6. pmc Multimorbidity patterns in the elderly: a new approach of disease clustering identifies complex interrelations between chronic conditions
    Ingmar Schafer
    Department of Primary Medical Care, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e15941. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to increase the knowledge of specific processes of multimorbidity in an unselected elderly population by identifying patterns of statistically significantly associated comorbidity...
  7. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in children and adolescents in Germany: results of the BELLA study
    Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer
    Center for Obstetrics and Paediatrics, Department of Psychosomatics in Children and Adolescents, University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistasse 52, W29, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:148-56. 2008
    ..Identifying children and adolescents with particularly low health-related quality of life allows for an early detection of hidden morbidity and health care needs...
  8. doi request reprint Risk and protective factors for children's and adolescents' mental health: results of the BELLA study
    Nora Wille
    Department of Psychosomatics in Children and Adolescents, Center for Obstetrics and Paediatrics, University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf, Building W 29 Erikahaus, Martinistrasse 52, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:133-47. 2008
    ..Since prevalence rates of mental health problems in children and adolescents are high and of considerable relevance to public health, determinants of mental health, such as risk and protective factors, are of special interest...
  9. doi request reprint The German version of the Centre for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale for Children: psychometric evaluation in a population-based survey of 7 to 17 years old children and adolescents--results of the BELLA study
    Claus Barkmann
    Centre for Obstetrics and Paediatrics, Department of Psychosomatics in Children and Adolescents, University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, W29, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:116-24. 2008
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence of mental health problems among children and adolescents in Germany: results of the BELLA study within the National Health Interview and Examination Survey
    Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer
    Department of Psychosomatics in Children and Adolescents, University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf Centre for Obstetrics and Paediatrics, Martinistrasse 52, W29, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:22-33. 2008
    ..However, so far no detailed epidemiological data has been available for a representative national sample in Germany...
  11. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of two ADHD questionnaires: comparing the Conners' scale and the FBB-HKS in the general population of German children and adolescents--results of the BELLA study
    Michael Erhart
    Department of Psychosomatics in Children and Adolescents, Centre for Obstetrics and Paediatrics, University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, W29, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:106-15. 2008
    ..The German ADHD Rating scale (FBB-HKS/ADHS) consists of 20 items that assess the severity and perceived burden of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness as defined by the ICD-10 and DSM-IV...
  12. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of the KINDL-R questionnaire: results of the BELLA study
    Monika Bullinger
    Center for Psychosocial Medicine, Institute and Polyclinic for Medical Psychology, University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, S35, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:125-32. 2008
    ..One frequently used generic measure for children and adolescents is the KINDL-R questionnaire developed by Ravens-Sieberer and Bullinger (Qual Life Res 7:399-407, 1998)...
  13. pmc How impaired are children and adolescents by mental health problems? Results of the BELLA study
    Nora Wille
    Department of Psychosomatics in Children and Adolescents, Centre for Obstetrics and Paediatrics, University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, W29, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:42-51. 2008
    ..Furthermore, differences between childrens' and parents' perceptions of present impairment and impairing symptoms are of interest with respect to treatment-seeking behaviour...
  14. doi request reprint A comparative study demonstrated that prevalence figures on multimorbidity require cautious interpretation when drawn from a single database
    Hendrik van den Bussche
    Institute of Primary Medical Care, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:209-17. 2013
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Linking quality-of-life measures using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health and the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health-Children and Youth Version in chronic health conditions: the example o
    Marta Krasuska
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 91:S74-83. 2012
    ....
  16. pmc Which chronic diseases and disease combinations are specific to multimorbidity in the elderly? Results of a claims data based cross-sectional study in Germany
    Hendrik van den Bussche
    Department of Primary Medical Care, Center of Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 11:101. 2011
    ..This is the first comprehensive study addressing multimorbidity on the basis of German claims data. The main research question was to find out which chronic diseases and disease combinations are specific to multimorbidity in the elderly...
  17. pmc Health-related quality of life in overweight and obese youths: results of a multicenter study
    Nora Wille
    Research Section Child Public Health, Dept, of Psychosomatics in Children and Adolescents, University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr, 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:36. 2010
    ..We examined treatment-seeking overweight and obese youths to better understand the gender, age, and treatment modality differences in generic and disease-specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  18. pmc Agreement between self-reported and general practitioner-reported chronic conditions among multimorbid patients in primary care - results of the MultiCare Cohort Study
    Heike Hansen
    Department of Primary Medical Care, Center of Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Fam Pract 15:39. 2014
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life of children and adolescents with growth hormone deficiency or idiopathic short stature - part 2: available results and future directions
    Monika Bullinger
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Horm Res 72:74-81. 2009
    ..Additionally, this mini review identifies a need for further research and indicates potential directions...
  20. ncbi request reprint The patient with dementia, the caregiver and the doctor: cognition, depression and quality of life from three perspectives
    Sönke Arlt
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Centre of Psychosocial Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:604-10. 2008
    ..In addition to the assessment of cognitive impairment, the importance of evaluating not only depressive symptoms but also health related quality of life (HRQOL) in clinical research and practice in dementia has increased...
  21. pmc Impact of depression on health care utilization and costs among multimorbid patients--from the MultiCare Cohort Study
    Jens Oliver Bock
    Department of Health Economics and Health Services Research, Hamburg Center for Health Economics, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e91973. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to describe and analyze the effects of depression on health care utilization and costs in a sample of multimorbid elderly patients...
  22. pmc Strategies for improving participation in diabetes education. A qualitative study
    Ingmar Schafer
    Department of Primary Medical Care, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e95035. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze patients' attitudes towards diabetes education in order to identify barriers to participation and develop strategies for better patient education...
  23. pmc Relative impact of multimorbid chronic conditions on health-related quality of life--results from the MultiCare Cohort Study
    Christian Brettschneider
    Department of Health Economics and Health Services Research, Hamburg Center for Health Economics, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e66742. 2013
    ..In this study, we analyse the impact of a large number of conditions on HRQL in multimorbid patients without preselecting particular diseases. We also explore the effects of these conditions on the specific dimensions of HRQL...
  24. doi request reprint Challenges of patient-reported outcome assessment in hemophilia care—a state of the art review
    Monika Bullinger
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Value Health 12:808-20. 2009
    ..From an evaluation perspective, recommendations for the choice of PRO measures and an appraisal of the potential benefits of PRO data collection within specific health conditions are needed...
  25. pmc Epidemiological strategies for adapting clinical practice guidelines to the needs of multimorbid patients
    Eva Blozik
    Department of Primary Medical Care, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistraße 52 D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:352. 2013
    ..This is why new types of guidelines that address the problem of interacting medical interventions and conditions in multimorbid patients are needed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Identifying groups of nonparticipants in type 2 diabetes mellitus education
    Ingmar Schafer
    Department of Primary Medical Care, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Manag Care 19:499-506. 2013
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to describe patient-reported reasons for nonparticipation and to identify typical subgroups of nonparticipants in order to improve recruitment strategies...
  27. doi request reprint The mental health module (BELLA study) within the German Health Interview and Examination Survey of Children and Adolescents (KiGGS): study design and methods
    Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer
    Department of Psychosomatics in Children and Adolescents, Center for Obstetrics and Paediatrics, University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, W29, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:10-21. 2008
    ..No such difference was observed for the children's self-reported mental health. A weighting procedure was applied to correct for deviations from the sociodemographic and socioeconomic structure of the target population...
  28. doi request reprint Short forms of subjective quality of life assessments from cross-cultural studies for use in surveys with different populations
    Holger Mühlan
    University Clinic of Hamburg Eppendorf, Centre for Psychosocial Medicine, Department for Medical Psychology, Hamburg, Germany
    Clin Psychol Psychother 15:142-53. 2008
    ..Some basic principles and procedures of short-form development in general are outlined, and selected prominent examples of short-form development as applied to QOL assessment are described...
  29. ncbi request reprint Brief report: Development and pilot testing of a coping questionnaire for children and adolescents with chronic health conditions
    Corinna Petersen
    Center of Psychosocial Medicine, Institute and Policlinics of Medical Psychology, University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:635-40. 2004
    ..The current paper describes the development, pilot testing, and item reduction process of a coping questionnaire for children and adolescents with chronic health conditions...
  30. ncbi request reprint Assessing quality of life of children with chronic health conditions and disabilities: a European approach
    Monika Bullinger
    Department of Medical Psychology, University Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Rehabil Res 25:197-206. 2002
    ..Assessment and monitoring will allow identification of unmet health care needs and, it is hoped, ultimately, the fostering of the development of effective intervention strategies...
  31. ncbi request reprint Quality of life assessment in haemophilia
    Monika Bullinger
    Institute and Policlinics for Medical Psychology, University of Hamburg, Germany
    Haemophilia 10:9-16. 2004
    ..QoL research is a relevant area for haemophilia research which should be pursued further...
  32. ncbi request reprint The DISABKIDS generic quality of life instrument showed cross-cultural validity
    Silke Schmidt
    Center of Psychosocial Medicine, Eppendorf Institute and Clinic for Medical Psychology, University Hospital of Hamburg, Martinistr 52, Haus S35, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:587-98. 2006
    ..The aim was to test the performance of a cross-culturally developed disease-generic quality of life (QoL) measure for children with chronic diseases in a multinational clinical study...
  33. doi request reprint [Quality of life of young patients with haemophilia in Europe]
    Monika Bullinger
    Universitätsklinikum Eppendorf Hamburg, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 51:637-45. 2008
    ..The difference in quality of life across countries is a future major health-political challenge...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Methodological challenges and potentials of health-related quality of life evaluation in children with chronic health conditions under medical health care]
    Monika Bullinger
    Institut und Poliklinik für Medizinische Psychologie, Zentrum fur Psychosoziale Medizin, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg Eppendorf
    Med Klin (Munich) 102:734-45. 2007
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint [Quality of life and chronic conditions: the perspective of children and adolescents in rehabilitation]
    Monika Bullinger
    Institut und Poliklinik für Medizinische Psychologie, Zentrum fur Psychosoziale Medizin, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg
    Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr 55:23-35. 2006
    ..The study shows that QoL assessment in children with chronic conditions is feasible and that children profit from rehabilitation programs. To further assess the QoL benefit in paediatric rehabilitation more studies are needed...
  36. doi request reprint Psycho-social determinants of quality of life in children and adolescents with haemophilia-a cross-cultural approach
    Monika Bullinger
    Institute and Policlinics of Medical Psychology, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf UKE
    Clin Psychol Psychother 15:164-72. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that intervention programmes should be geared towards enhancing psychosocial resources in children and adolescents with haemophilia...
  37. ncbi request reprint [The version 2.0 of the SF-36 Health Survey: results of a population-representative study]
    Matthias Morfeld
    Zentrum fur Psychosoziale Medizin, Institut und Poliklinik für Medizinische Psychologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Deutschland
    Soz Praventivmed 50:292-300. 2005
    ..In its second version the SF-36 contains modifications to version 1.0 in several item formulations and response categories. The second version is translated in German but a psychometric analysis and standardisation are still lacking...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Assessment of quality of life in dermatology]
    Matthias Augustin
    Klinik für Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitäts Klinikum Hamburg Eppendorf
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2:802-6. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint [Quality of life becomes measurable. What are the consequences for general practice?]
    Monika Bullinger
    Abteilung für Medizinische Psychologie der Universität Hamburg
    MMW Fortschr Med 147:34-5. 2005
    ..Measuring instruments are now available, are increasingly being applied, and can make a contribution towards improving the care afforded the patient...
  40. ncbi request reprint Development and pilot-testing of a health-related quality of life chronic generic module for children and adolescents with chronic health conditions: a European perspective
    Corinna Petersen
    Institute of Medical Psychology, University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    Qual Life Res 14:1065-77. 2005
    ..Psychometric analyses resulted in a 56-item chronic generic HRQOL questionnaire with six domains ('Medication', 'Physical', 'Emotion', 'Independence', 'Social Inclusion', 'Social Exclusion') with acceptable internal consistency...
  41. pmc Activating GENeral practitioners dialogue with patients on their Agenda (MultiCare AGENDA) study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Attila Altiner
    Institute of General Practice, Medical Faculty, University of Rostock, Doberaner Str 142, Rostock 18057, Germany
    BMC Fam Pract 13:118. 2012
    ..Secondary hypotheses include a better knowledge of GPs about their patients' medication, a higher patient satisfaction and a more effective and/or efficient health care utilization...
  42. ncbi request reprint The performance of the screener to identify children with special health care needs in a European sample of children with chronic conditions
    Silke Schmidt
    Institute and Clinic of Medical Psychology, Centre for Psychosocial Medicine S35, University Hospital of Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr 163:517-23. 2004
    ..Several clinical and theoretical explanations for the lack of identifying some children with chronic conditions and the considerable variation between the conditions are discussed...
  43. ncbi request reprint Assessing health-related quality of life after severe brain damage: potentials and limitations
    Corinna Petersen
    Centre of Psychosocial Medicine, Institute and Policlinics of Medical Psychology University of Hamburg, Martinistr 52, S 35, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Prog Brain Res 150:545-53. 2005
    ..It is concluded that in spite of recent promising approaches to HRQoL assessment in TBI, much has to be done to understand, measure and finally improve HRQoL in severely brain-damaged patients...
  44. doi request reprint Healthcare needs and healthcare satisfaction from the perspective of parents of children with chronic conditions: the DISABKIDS approach towards instrument development
    S Schmidt
    Department of Medical Psychology, University Hospital of Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Child Care Health Dev 34:355-66. 2008
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in children and families with bleeding disorders
    Monika Bullinger
    Institute and Polyclinic for Medical Psychology, University Clinics Eppendorf, University of Hamburg, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 25:S64-7. 2003
    ..The study showed that variations in QoL can be explained by clinical and psychosocial factors and suggested that QoL can be assessed and enhanced both by medical and non-medical (e.g., psychological) interventions...
  46. ncbi request reprint Factorial validity and norm data comparison of the Short Form 12 in patients with inflammatory-rheumatic disease
    Carsten Maurischat
    Institute and Policlinic of Medical Psychology, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Rheumatol Int 26:614-21. 2006
    ..However no effects of age can be detected. The SF-12 could be used with trust in the study of patients with inflammatory-rheumatic diseases. But physical and mental health can not be seen as independently...
  47. ncbi request reprint Current issues in cross-cultural quality of life instrument development
    Silke Schmidt
    Department for Medical Psychology, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:S29-34. 2003
    ..It describes the steps of international QOL instrument development and highlights some of the challenges, referring in particular to an ongoing project devoted to children with disabilities and chronic conditions...
  48. ncbi request reprint Measuring health related quality of life. An international perspective
    Monika Bullinger
    Department of Medical Psychology, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Adv Exp Med Biol 528:113-22. 2003
  49. doi request reprint Assessment of health-related quality of life and patient satisfaction in children and adolescents with growth hormone deficiency or idiopathic short stature - part 1: a critical evaluation of available tools
    Anna Levke Brütt
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Horm Res 72:65-73. 2009
    ..Additionally, this mini review identifies a need for further research and indicates potential directions...