Adam B Smith

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Affiliation: University of Leeds
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi Measurement invariance of the 16-item social distress scale
    Adam B Smith
    Centre for Health and Social Care, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JL, UK
    Qual Life Res 20:507-11. 2011
  2. doi Psychological distress in cancer survivors: the further development of an item bank
    Adam B Smith
    Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Psychooncology 22:308-14. 2013
  3. pmc Rasch fit statistics and sample size considerations for polytomous data
    Adam B Smith
    Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, St, James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:33. 2008
  4. ncbi The initial development of an item bank to assess and screen for psychological distress in cancer patients
    A B Smith
    Cancer Research UK, Clinical Centre, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Psychooncology 16:724-32. 2007
  5. ncbi Measuring social difficulties in routine patient-centred assessment: a Rasch analysis of the social difficulties inventory
    Adam B Smith
    Psychosocial Oncology and Clinical Practice Research Group, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre in Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, LS9 7TF, UK
    Qual Life Res 16:823-31. 2007
  6. pmc A Rasch and factor analysis of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-General (FACT-G)
    Adam B Smith
    Psychosocial and Clinical Practice Research Group, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:19. 2007
  7. ncbi Improvements in measuring the health-related quality of life of cancer patients
    Adam B Smith
    Senior Scientific Officer, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 6:97-105. 2006
  8. pmc A Rasch and confirmatory factor analysis of the general health questionnaire (GHQ)--12
    Adam B Smith
    Centre for Health and Social Care, Charles Thackrah Building, University of Leeds, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:45. 2010
  9. doi Validation of an item bank for detecting and assessing psychological distress in cancer patients
    Adam B Smith
    Centre for Health and Social Care, University of Leeds, UK
    Psychooncology 18:195-9. 2009
  10. doi Patients report improvements in continuity of care when quality of life assessments are used routinely in oncology practice: secondary outcomes of a randomised controlled trial
    Galina Velikova
    St James s Institute of Oncology, University of Leeds, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cancer 46:2381-8. 2010

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Publications16

  1. doi Measurement invariance of the 16-item social distress scale
    Adam B Smith
    Centre for Health and Social Care, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JL, UK
    Qual Life Res 20:507-11. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether item locations remained stable over time, in order to support the longitudinal use of the instrument...
  2. doi Psychological distress in cancer survivors: the further development of an item bank
    Adam B Smith
    Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Psychooncology 22:308-14. 2013
    ..The second aim was to examine whether the item bank could assess positive affect as a single construct alongside negative psychological symptoms...
  3. pmc Rasch fit statistics and sample size considerations for polytomous data
    Adam B Smith
    Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, St, James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 8:33. 2008
    ..Given the increasing use of Rasch models in health research the purpose of this study was therefore to explore the relationship between fit statistics and sample size for polytomous data...
  4. ncbi The initial development of an item bank to assess and screen for psychological distress in cancer patients
    A B Smith
    Cancer Research UK, Clinical Centre, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Psychooncology 16:724-32. 2007
    ..Additional items are required to more accurately assess patients across the whole continuum of psychological distress...
  5. ncbi Measuring social difficulties in routine patient-centred assessment: a Rasch analysis of the social difficulties inventory
    Adam B Smith
    Psychosocial Oncology and Clinical Practice Research Group, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre in Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, LS9 7TF, UK
    Qual Life Res 16:823-31. 2007
    ..Although well-validated, not enough is known about the clinical meaning and utility of the instrument or whether the items can be meaningfully summed to form a summary index of "Social Distress"...
  6. pmc A Rasch and factor analysis of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-General (FACT-G)
    Adam B Smith
    Psychosocial and Clinical Practice Research Group, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:19. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the dimensionality and measurement properties of the FACT-G with Rasch Models and Factor analysis...
  7. ncbi Improvements in measuring the health-related quality of life of cancer patients
    Adam B Smith
    Senior Scientific Officer, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 6:97-105. 2006
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  8. pmc A Rasch and confirmatory factor analysis of the general health questionnaire (GHQ)--12
    Adam B Smith
    Centre for Health and Social Care, Charles Thackrah Building, University of Leeds, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:45. 2010
    ..This may have an impact on the identification of psychiatric morbidity in target populations. The aim of this study was to explore the dimensionality of the GHQ-12 and to evaluate a number of alternative models for the instrument...
  9. doi Validation of an item bank for detecting and assessing psychological distress in cancer patients
    Adam B Smith
    Centre for Health and Social Care, University of Leeds, UK
    Psychooncology 18:195-9. 2009
    ....
  10. doi Patients report improvements in continuity of care when quality of life assessments are used routinely in oncology practice: secondary outcomes of a randomised controlled trial
    Galina Velikova
    St James s Institute of Oncology, University of Leeds, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cancer 46:2381-8. 2010
    ..The secondary aims of the trial were to measure any impact on patient satisfaction and patients' perspectives on continuity and coordination of their care...
  11. doi Measurement and interpretation of social distress using the social difficulties inventory (SDI)
    Penny Wright
    Psychosocial and Clinical Practice Research Group, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, Section of Oncology and Clinical Research, University of Leeds, St James s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cancer 44:1529-35. 2008
    ..Cancer has a significant social impact. There is a requirement to undertake formal assessment of this in research and clinical practice...
  12. ncbi Factor analysis of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale from a large cancer population
    Adam B Smith
    ICRF Cancer Medicine Research Unit, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Psychol Psychother 75:165-76. 2002
    ..g. Dunbar et al., 2000) were more effective at detecting clinical cases of anxiety and depression...
  13. doi The Social Difficulties Inventory (SDI): development of subscales and scoring guidance for staff
    Penny Wright
    Psychosocial Oncology and Clinical Practice Research Group, Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Leeds, Beckett Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
    Psychooncology 20:36-43. 2011
    ..To develop subscales for clinical use of the Social Difficulties Inventory (SDI) with score interpretation guidance for use in routine oncology practice...
  14. ncbi Measuring quality of life in routine oncology practice improves communication and patient well-being: a randomized controlled trial
    Galina Velikova
    Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre Leeds, Cancer Medicine Research Unit, St James s University Hospital, Beckett St, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
    J Clin Oncol 22:714-24. 2004
    ..To examine the effects on process of care and patient well-being, of the regular collection and use of health-related quality-of-life (HRQL) data in oncology practice...
  15. ncbi Evidence for a unidimensional 15-item version of the CASP-19 using a Rasch model approach
    Yemi Oluboyede
    Academic Unit of Health Economics, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9LJ, England, UK
    Qual Life Res 22:2429-33. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to explore the dimensionality of the CASP-19-a quality-of-life measure for early old age-and to assess the stability of the item locations over time and changes in person measures...
  16. doi Development of an advanced database for clinical trials integrated with an electronic patient record system
    Alexander C Newsham
    Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, University of Leeds, St James s Institute of Oncology, Beckett Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS9 7TF, UK
    Comput Biol Med 41:575-86. 2011
    ....