personal satisfaction


Summary: The individual's experience of a sense of fulfillment of a need or want and the quality or state of being satisfied.

Top Publications

  1. pmc The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): development and UK validation
    Ruth Tennant
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:63. 2007
  2. ncbi The benefits of frequent positive affect: does happiness lead to success?
    Sonja Lyubomirsky
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Psychol Bull 131:803-55. 2005
  3. ncbi A survey method for characterizing daily life experience: the day reconstruction method
    Daniel Kahneman
    Woodrow Wilson School and Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Science 306:1776-80. 2004
  4. ncbi Life satisfaction and suicide: a 20-year follow-up study
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 158:433-9. 2001
  5. ncbi Developing attributes for a generic quality of life measure for older people: preferences or capabilities?
    Ini Grewal
    National Centre for Social Research, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:1891-901. 2006
  6. doi The role of coping resources on change in well-being during persistent health decline
    Angèle A G C Jonker
    Department of Psychiatry, VU Medical Centre, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Aging Health 21:1063-82. 2009
  7. ncbi Optimizing well-being: the empirical encounter of two traditions
    Corey L M Keyes
    Department of Sociology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:1007-22. 2002
  8. pmc Development of a self-report measure of capability wellbeing for adults: the ICECAP-A
    Hareth Al-Janabi
    Health Economics Unit, Public Health Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Qual Life Res 21:167-76. 2012
  9. ncbi Self-reported life satisfaction and 20-year mortality in healthy Finnish adults
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Kuopio and Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 152:983-91. 2000
  10. doi Enhancing well-being and alleviating depressive symptoms with positive psychology interventions: a practice-friendly meta-analysis
    Nancy L Sin
    Department of Psychology, University of California Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    J Clin Psychol 65:467-87. 2009

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  1. pmc The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): development and UK validation
    Ruth Tennant
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:63. 2007
    ..This article describes the development and validation of a new scale, comprised only of positively worded items relating to different aspects of positive mental health: the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-Being Scale (WEMWBS)...
  2. ncbi The benefits of frequent positive affect: does happiness lead to success?
    Sonja Lyubomirsky
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Psychol Bull 131:803-55. 2005
    ..Limitations, empirical issues, and important future research questions are discussed...
  3. ncbi A survey method for characterizing daily life experience: the day reconstruction method
    Daniel Kahneman
    Woodrow Wilson School and Department of Psychology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
    Science 306:1776-80. 2004
    ..An analysis of the hedonic treadmill shows the DRM's potential for well-being research...
  4. ncbi Life satisfaction and suicide: a 20-year follow-up study
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 158:433-9. 2001
    ..The authors investigated whether self-reported life satisfaction predicted suicide over a period of 20 years (1976-1995) in adults unselected for mental health status...
  5. ncbi Developing attributes for a generic quality of life measure for older people: preferences or capabilities?
    Ini Grewal
    National Centre for Social Research, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:1891-901. 2006
    ..This suggests that further development of this measure should focus on an index of capability rather than preference-based utility...
  6. doi The role of coping resources on change in well-being during persistent health decline
    Angèle A G C Jonker
    Department of Psychiatry, VU Medical Centre, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    J Aging Health 21:1063-82. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the role of psychological coping resources in the association between health decline and well-being, in a longitudinal design...
  7. ncbi Optimizing well-being: the empirical encounter of two traditions
    Corey L M Keyes
    Department of Sociology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 82:1007-22. 2002
    ..Compared with adults with higher SWB than PWB. adults with higher PWB than SWB were younger, had more education, and showed more openness to experience...
  8. pmc Development of a self-report measure of capability wellbeing for adults: the ICECAP-A
    Hareth Al-Janabi
    Health Economics Unit, Public Health Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Qual Life Res 21:167-76. 2012
    ..This paper reports the development of a simple measure of capability wellbeing for adults (ICECAP-A)...
  9. ncbi Self-reported life satisfaction and 20-year mortality in healthy Finnish adults
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Kuopio and Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 152:983-91. 2000
    ..Life dissatisfaction may predict mortality and serve as a general health risk indicator. This effect seems to be partially mediated through adverse health behavior...
  10. doi Enhancing well-being and alleviating depressive symptoms with positive psychology interventions: a practice-friendly meta-analysis
    Nancy L Sin
    Department of Psychology, University of California Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    J Clin Psychol 65:467-87. 2009
    ..Our findings also suggest that clinicians would do well to deliver positive psychology interventions as individual (versus group) therapy and for relatively longer periods of time...
  11. doi Distinctive biological correlates of positive psychological well-being in older men and women
    Andrew Steptoe
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Psychosom Med 74:501-8. 2012
    ..We evaluated relationships between both affective and eudaemonic well-being and biological measures in a large sample of older people...
  12. ncbi Unemployment alters the set point for life satisfaction
    Richard E Lucas
    Michigan State University, USA
    Psychol Sci 15:8-13. 2004
    ..These results suggest that although life satisfaction is moderately stable over time, life events can have a strong influence on long-term levels of subjective well-being...
  13. pmc Validation of a measure of subjective well-being: an abbreviated version of the day reconstruction method
    Marta Miret
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e43887. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to validate an abbreviated version of the DRM designed for administration in population studies, and to assess its test-retest properties...
  14. ncbi Self-perceived oral health status, psychological well-being, and life satisfaction in an older adult population
    D Locker
    Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Dent Res 79:970-5. 2000
    ..These results suggest that poor self-perceived oral health and relatively poor quality of life co-exist in the same subgroup of older adults...
  15. doi Prevalence and associated factors with body image dissatisfaction among adults in southern Brazil: a population-based study
    Diego Augusto Santos Silva
    Federal University of Santa Catarina, Post Graduate Program in Physical Education, Florianopolis, Brazil
    Body Image 8:427-31. 2011
    ..Advanced ages, alcohol abuse, physical inactivity, and obesity were associated with BID due to being HI. We must consider different public health interventions for men and women to reduce BID in Brazilian adults...
  16. pmc Long term life dissatisfaction and subsequent major depressive disorder and poor mental health
    Teemu Rissanen
    Dept of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 11:140. 2011
    ..Early indicators of poor mental health in general population are needed. This study examined the relationship between long-term life dissatisfaction and subsequent mental health, including major depressive disorder...
  17. pmc The drinking partnership and marital satisfaction: The longitudinal influence of discrepant drinking
    Gregory G Homish
    Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14203 1016, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:43-51. 2007
    ..Over time, these couples may be at greater risk for decreased marital functioning that may lead to relationship dissolution...
  18. ncbi The role of internet technology and social branding in improving the mental health and wellbeing of young people
    Jonathan Nicholas
    The Inspire Foundation, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Perspect Public Health 130:86-90. 2010
  19. doi Life satisfaction (LS) and symptoms among the oldest-old: results from the longitudinal population study called Good Aging in Skåne (GÅS)
    Asa Enkvist
    Department of Health Sciences, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Lund University, CRC, Malmo University Hospital, SE 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 54:146-50. 2012
  20. ncbi Spousal perspectives on factors influencing recruitment and retention of rural family physicians
    Erin Mayo
    Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Nfld
    Can J Rural Med 11:271-6. 2006
    ..This study describes the factors that both directly and indirectly influence spousal contentment and explores how these factors contribute toward recruitment and retention of physicians to rural practice locations...
  21. ncbi How to measure self-management abilities in older people by self-report. The development of the SMAS-30
    Hanneke Schuurmans
    Department of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 14:2215-28. 2005
    ..Moreover, SMA was positively related to several dimensions of subjective well-being and the related concepts of general self-efficacy and mastery...
  22. doi Evaluating the psychometric properties of the Mental Health Continuum-Short Form (MHC-SF)
    Sanne M A Lamers
    Psychology and Communication of Health and Risk, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences Citadel, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychol 67:99-110. 2011
    ..Although related to mental illness, positive mental health is a distinct indicator of mental well-being that is reliably assessed with the MHC-SF...
  23. ncbi A measure of quality of life in early old age: the theory, development and properties of a needs satisfaction model (CASP-19)
    M Hyde
    Department of Social Science and Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK
    Aging Ment Health 7:186-94. 2003
    ..A strong and positive association was found between the two scales (r= 0.6, p = 0.01). The CASP-19 appears to be a useful scale for measuring QoL in older people...
  24. doi Measures of self-perceived well-being
    Ian McDowell
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 69:69-79. 2010
    ..However, the definitions of well-being or quality of life remain open to considerable debate, which complicates the design, validation, and subsequent choice of an appropriate measurement...
  25. doi Is well-being U-shaped over the life cycle?
    David G Blanchflower
    Department of Economics, Dartmouth College, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:1733-49. 2008
    ..Our results are based on regression equations in which other influences, such as demographic variables and income, are held constant...
  26. pmc Quality of life and affective well-being in middle-aged and older people with chronic medical illnesses: a cross-sectional population based study
    Anna Wikman
    Psychobiology Group, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e18952. 2011
    ..The objective of this paper was to compare general (rather than health-related) QOL and affective well-being in middle aged and older people across eight chronic illnesses...
  27. doi Positive psychological well-being and mortality: a quantitative review of prospective observational studies
    Yoichi Chida
    Psychobiology Group, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Psychosom Med 70:741-56. 2008
    ..Recent years have witnessed increased interest in the relationship between positive psychological well-being and physical health...
  28. ncbi Development and validation of instruments measuring body image and body weight dissatisfaction in South African mothers and their daughters
    Zandile Mciza
    UCT MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Newlands, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 8:509-19. 2005
    ..We sought to validate questionnaires concerning body image perception, body size dissatisfaction and weight-related beliefs in multi-ethnic South African mothers and their daughters...
  29. ncbi Fat 'n happy 5 years later: is it bad for overweight girls to like their bodies?
    Patricia van den Berg
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:415-7. 2007
  30. doi Cognitive impairment and life satisfaction in older adults
    Philip D St John
    Department of Medicine, and the Centre on Aging, Section of Geriatric Medicine, University of Manitoba, Canada
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 25:814-21. 2010
    ..Quality of life in dementia has been studied in clinical settings. There is less population-based research on life satisfaction and cognition...
  31. ncbi A life-span perspective on women's careers, health, and well-being
    Gunn Johansson
    Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 65:685-97. 2007
    ..The results are interpreted in terms of a social-health gradient effect and a supportive societal context of the Swedish welfare state, which offered a considerable amount of free choice to the women in the cohort...
  32. pmc Is the professional satisfaction of general internists associated with patient satisfaction?
    J S Haas
    Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, and the Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:122-8. 2000
    ..An association between physicians' professional satisfaction and the satisfaction of their patients could suggest new types of organizational interventions to improve the satisfaction of both...
  33. pmc A systematic review of the psychological and social benefits of participation in sport for children and adolescents: informing development of a conceptual model of health through sport
    Rochelle M Eime
    Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living, Victoria University, PO Box 14428, Melbourne, Victoria 8001, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:98. 2013
    ..Secondly, the information arising from the systematic review has been used to develop a conceptual model...
  34. doi Losing sight of the wood for the trees: some issues in describing and valuing health, and another possible approach
    Paul Dolan
    London School of Economics, London, UK
    Pharmacoeconomics 30:1035-49. 2012
    ..This paper considers some of the concerns with the 'received wisdom' in valuing health--to describe it using a generic descriptive system and to value it using the hypothetical preferences of the general public...
  35. doi Life satisfaction in a sample of empty-nest elderly: a survey in the rural area of a mountainous county in China
    Li Juan Liu
    The Training Department, The Second Military Medical University, 800 Xiangyin Road, Shanghai 200433, People s Republic of China
    Qual Life Res 17:823-30. 2008
    ..To estimate the life satisfaction and its predictors between the empty-nest and not-empty-nest elderly...
  36. ncbi Dispositional effects on job and life satisfaction: the role of core evaluations
    T A Judge
    Department of Management and Organizations, College of Business Administration, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Appl Psychol 83:17-34. 1998
    ..Results indicated that core self-evaluations had direct and indirect effects on job and life satisfaction. The statistical and logical relationship among core evaluations, affective disposition, and satisfaction was explored...
  37. doi The development and validation of a general measure of well-being: the BBC well-being scale
    P Kinderman
    Institute of Psychology, Health and Society, University of Liverpool, Waterhouse Building, 2nd Floor Block B, Brownlow Street, Liverpool, L69 3GL, UK
    Qual Life Res 20:1035-42. 2011
    ..This paper therefore presents the psychometric properties, validity and reliability of a new measure of well-being-the BBC Well-being Scale...
  38. doi A comparison of life satisfaction in elderly medical inpatients and the elderly in a population-based study: Nord-Trondelag Health Study 3
    Anne Sofie Helvik
    Department of Public Health and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 39:337-44. 2011
  39. pmc Heart health when life is satisfying: evidence from the Whitehall II cohort study
    Julia K Boehm
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Eur Heart J 32:2672-7. 2011
    ..We investigated satisfaction with specific life domains as predictors of incident CHD...
  40. pmc Understanding older patients' self-management abilities: functional loss, self-management, and well-being
    J M Cramm
    Institute of Health Policy and Management iBMG, Erasmus University, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 22:85-92. 2013
    ..This study aimed to increase our understanding of self-management abilities and identify better self-managers among older individuals...
  41. doi Does sports club participation contribute to health-related quality of life?
    Rochelle M Eime
    School of Human Movement and Sport Sciences, University of Ballarat, Ballarat, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1022-8. 2010
    ..Given the social nature of participation in sport, we hypothesized that club sports participants would have greater well-being and quality of life than participants in other forms of physical activity (PA)...
  42. ncbi Childlessness, psychological well-being, and life satisfaction among the elderly in China
    Weiguo Zhang
    Department of Sociology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga R N, Mississauga, ON, L5L 1C6, Canada
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 22:185-203. 2007
  43. doi Detecting, measuring, and testing dyadic patterns in the actor-partner interdependence model
    David A Kenny
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, CT 06269 1020, USA
    J Fam Psychol 24:359-66. 2010
    ..For both indistinguishable dyad members (e.g., twins) and distinguishable dyad members (e.g., heterosexual couples), we propose strategies for estimating and testing different models. We illustrate our new approach with four data sets...
  44. ncbi Examining intrinsic versus extrinsic exercise goals: cognitive, affective, and behavioral outcomes
    Simon J Sebire
    Motivation for Sport, Exercise, and Health, the School for Health, University of Bath, UK
    J Sport Exerc Psychol 31:189-210. 2009
    ..Our findings support further investigation of exercise goals commensurate with the goal content perspective advanced in SDT...
  45. ncbi Life satisfaction among older people (65+) with reduced self-care capacity: the relationship to social, health and financial aspects
    Christel Borg
    Department of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 15:607-18. 2006
    ..This study aimed at investigating life satisfaction and its relation to living conditions, overall health, self-care capacity, feeling lonely, physical activities and financial resources among people (65+) with reduced self-care capacity...
  46. pmc Self-reported physical and mental health status and quality of life in adolescents: a latent variable mediation model
    Richard Sawatzky
    School of Nursing, Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia BC V2Y 1Y1, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:17. 2010
  47. pmc Social capital and life satisfaction: a cross-sectional study on persons with musculoskeletal impairments in Hanoi, Vietnam
    Kyo Takahashi
    Department of Community and Global Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Public Health 11:206. 2011
    ..The present study aimed to explore the associations between social capital and life satisfaction of persons with musculoskeletal impairments in Hanoi, Vietnam...
  48. doi What factors affect life satisfaction (LS) among the oldest-old?
    Asa Enkvist
    Department of Health Sciences, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Lund University, CRC, Malmo University Hospital, SE 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 54:140-5. 2012
    ..Relieving symptoms and paying attention to personality factors that modify LS seem to be key-factors in the care of elderly...
  49. doi Roles and well-being among healthy women and women with rheumatoid arthritis
    Mary Beth Coty
    School of Nursing, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    J Adv Nurs 63:189-98. 2008
    ..This paper is a report of a study examining the relationships among number of roles, role quality, role stress, role balance, and psychological well-being in women diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis...
  50. pmc Gender and racial/ethnic differences in body image development among college students
    Meghan M Gillen
    Division of Social Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, Abington, PA 19001, United States
    Body Image 9:126-30. 2012
    ..Appearance orientation did not change, and there were no racial/ethnic differences in body image development. Experiences in the college environment may play a role in these trends...
  51. doi Subjective quality of life in a nationwide sample of Kuwaiti subjects using the short version of the WHO quality of life instrument
    Jude U Ohaeri
    Dept of Psychiatry, Psychological Medicine Hospital, 13041 Safat, Kuwait
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:693-701. 2009
  52. ncbi Spouses' quality of life 1 year after stroke: prediction at the start of clinical rehabilitation
    Anne Visser-Meily
    Rehabilitation Center De Hoogstraat and Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Rehabilitation, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cerebrovasc Dis 20:443-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to identify early predictors of spouses' quality of life at 1 year after stroke...
  53. doi The power of positive emotions: it's a matter of life or death--subjective well-being and longevity over 28 years in a general population
    Jingping Xu
    Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, The University of Texas Houston, School of Public Health, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Health Psychol 29:9-19. 2010
  54. ncbi Positive psychology in clinical practice
    Angela Lee Duckworth
    Positive Psychology Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104, USA
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 1:629-51. 2005
    ..Positive interventions may also usefully supplement direct attempts to prevent and treat psychopathology and, indeed, may covertly be a central component of good psychotherapy as it is done now...
  55. ncbi Seeing the person behind the patient: enhancing the care of older people using a biographical approach
    Amanda Clarke
    Department of Community, Ageing, Rehabilitation, Education and Research, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    J Clin Nurs 12:697-706. 2003
  56. ncbi Life dissatisfaction as a predictor of fatal injury in a 20-year follow-up
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 105:444-50. 2002
    ..To investigate the role of life satisfaction (LS) in fatal injuries with special references to unintentional injuries and whether health status modifies this relationship...
  57. ncbi Maximizing versus satisficing: happiness is a matter of choice
    Barry Schwartz
    Department of Psychology, Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania 19081, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:1178-97. 2002
    ..Study 4 found maximizers more sensitive to regret and less satisfied in an ultimatum bargaining game. The interaction between maximizing and choice is discussed in terms of regret, adaptation, and self-blame...
  58. ncbi Cognitive and psychosocial predictors of subjective well-being in urban older adults
    Tatyana Jones
    Department of Psychology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 17:3-18. 2003
    ..Cognitive functioning was positively related to life satisfaction and pleasant emotions independent of education and income...
  59. ncbi Association between normative and self-perceived orthodontic treatment need among Arab high school students
    Heidi Kerosuo
    Department of Developmental and Preventive Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, Kuwait University, Kuwait City, Kuwait
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 125:373-8. 2004
    ..Sex and socioeconomic factors did not significantly affect the normative treatment need. These results suggest that the AC component of the IOTN clearly reflects the self-perceived need for treatment...
  60. ncbi Life satisfaction in 18- to 64-year-old Swedes: in relation to education, employment situation, health and physical activity
    Roland Melin
    Department of Neuroscience, Rehabilitation Medicine, Uppsala University, University Hospital, Sweden
    J Rehabil Med 35:84-90. 2003
    ..The aim of this study is to relate different sociodemographic, health and physical activity parameters to levels of satisfaction with life as a whole and with 10 specific domains of life...
  61. ncbi Evidence for the independence of positive and negative well-being: implications for quality of life assessment
    Felicia A Huppert
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, UK
    Br J Health Psychol 8:107-22. 2003
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the characteristics and determinants of positive and negative mental states in a population sample...
  62. pmc Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): validated for teenage school students in England and Scotland. A mixed methods assessment
    Aileen Clarke
    Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:487. 2011
    ..We report here a study designed to establish the validity and reliability of WEMWBS in teenagers in the UK...
  63. pmc A snapshot of the age distribution of psychological well-being in the United States
    Arthur A Stone
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 8790, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:9985-90. 2010
    ..Global and Hedonic WB measures appear to index different aspects of WB over the lifespan, and the postmidlife increase in WB, especially in Hedonic WB, deserves continued exploration...
  64. doi The associations between depression, health-related quality of life, social support, life satisfaction, and disability in community-dwelling US adults
    Tara W Strine
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:61-4. 2009
    ..These profound associations underscore the need for recognition and treatment of depression in all healthcare settings...
  65. pmc The hierarchical structure of well-being
    Matthew W Gallagher
    University of Kansas, Department of Psychology, Fraser 426, Lawrence, KS 66045 7556, USA
    J Pers 77:1025-50. 2009
  66. ncbi Life dissatisfaction and subsequent work disability in an 11-year follow-up
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry and Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Psychol Med 34:221-8. 2004
    ..In this study we investigated whether self-reported life dissatisfaction predicts work disability...
  67. pmc Community health workers' perspectives on their contribution to rural health and well-being in Iran
    Sara Javanparast
    South Australian Community Health Research Unit, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia
    Am J Public Health 101:2287-92. 2011
    ..The activities of community health workers (CHWs) have been identified as key to improvements in the health of Iran's rural population. We explored the perceptions of CHWs regarding their contribution to rural health in Iran...
  68. ncbi Change in life satisfaction during adulthood: findings from the veterans affairs normative aging study
    Daniel K Mroczek
    Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 88:189-202. 2005
    ..The findings are at odds with prior (cross-sectional) research showing that subjective well-being improves with aging...
  69. pmc The link between body dissatisfaction and self-esteem in adolescents: similarities across gender, age, weight status, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomic status
    Patricia A van den Berg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:290-6. 2010
    ..We also examined the association longitudinally...
  70. ncbi The influence of chronically and temporarily accessible information on life satisfaction judgments
    Ulrich Schimmack
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, ON, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 89:395-406. 2005
    ..The results suggest that life satisfaction judgments are more heavily based on chronically accessible than temporarily accessible information...
  71. doi Wealth and happiness across the world: material prosperity predicts life evaluation, whereas psychosocial prosperity predicts positive feeling
    Ed Diener
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:52-61. 2010
    ..Thus, two separate types of prosperity-economic and social psychological-best predict different types of well-being...
  72. ncbi Changes in aspects of children's oral-health-related quality of life following dental treatment under general anaesthesia
    H K Anderson
    Department of Oral Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Int J Paediatr Dent 14:317-25. 2004
    ..This study was intended to examine the treatment-associated change in aspects of oral-health-related quality of life (QoL) among children (and their families) undergoing dental rehabilitation under general anaesthesia (GA)...
  73. ncbi Social support and depression among elderly Chinese people in Hong Kong
    I Chi
    Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 52:231-52. 2001
    ..Lastly, it was found that material aid and instrumental support is more important in preventing depression for elderly individuals in Hong Kong than emotional support...
  74. doi Mental health and well-being in a 6-year follow-up of patients with depression: assessments of patients and clinicians
    Heli Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:688-96. 2008
    ..Studies are needed to assess global well-being during recovery from depression by comparing the assessments of patients and clinicians...
  75. ncbi Predictors of family caregivers' burden and quality of life when providing care for a family member with schizophrenia in the People's Republic of China
    Jufang Li
    HOPE School of Nursing, Wuhan University, Wuhan, People s Republic of China
    Nurs Health Sci 9:192-8. 2007
    ..The best predictor of family caregivers' burden was found to be their level of education, while the best predictors of family caregivers' QOL were physical health and household income...
  76. doi What matters, and what matters most, for change in life satisfaction in the oldest-old? A study over 6 years among individuals 80+
    Anne Ingeborg Berg
    Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Aging Ment Health 13:191-201. 2009
  77. ncbi Prevalence and magnitude of body weight and shape dissatisfaction among university students
    Lori A Neighbors
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, 351A Martha Van Rensselaer Hall, Ithaca, New York 14853, United States
    Eat Behav 8:429-39. 2007
    ..However, results may suggest a shift in body size ideals in an era of prevalent obesity, with overweight males and females expressing less BD and few normal weight individuals, particularly females, idealizing a very thin body...
  78. doi Body dissatisfaction, dietary restraint, depression, and weight status in adolescents
    Gary S Goldfield
    Healthy Active Living and Obesity HALO Laboratory, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 401 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Sch Health 80:186-92. 2010
    ..Adolescence may be a crucial period for developing obesity and associated mental health problems. This study examined the relationship of weight status on body image, eating behavior, and depressive symptoms in youth...
  79. ncbi Prospective predictors of body dissatisfaction in adolescent girls and boys: a five-year longitudinal study
    Susan J Paxton
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Dev Psychol 42:888-99. 2006
    ..However, the profile of predictors differed across the samples...
  80. ncbi Examining exercise dependence symptomatology from a self-determination perspective
    Jemma Edmunds
    Health Services Research Centre, School of Health and Lifestyle Science, Coventry University, UK
    J Health Psychol 11:887-903. 2006
    ..Conclusions The findings reinforce the applicability of SDT to understanding the quantity and quality of engagement in exercise...
  81. doi Prevalence of male sexual dysfunction among Ghanaian populace: myth or reality?
    N Amidu
    Department of Medical Laboratory Technology, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
    Int J Impot Res 22:337-42. 2010
    ..6%), nonsensuality (59.2%), noncommunication (56.9%) and avoidance (49.0%). There were positive correlation between SD, impotence, dissatisfaction and age. The prevalence rate of SD in Ghanaian men is high and related to age...
  82. pmc Sexual activity and satisfaction in healthy community-dwelling older women
    Susan E Trompeter
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, USA
    Am J Med 125:37-43.e1. 2012
    ..Female sexual dysfunction is a focus of medical research, but few studies describe the prevalence and covariates of recent sexual activity and satisfaction in older community-dwelling women...
  83. ncbi Feeling hindered by health problems and functional capacity at 60 years and above
    Cecilia Fagerström
    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, P O Box 157, SE 221 00 Lund, Sweden
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 44:181-201. 2007
  84. doi Overconcern with weight and shape is not the same as body dissatisfaction: evidence from a prospective study of pre-adolescent boys and girls
    Karina L Allen
    School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Western Australia, 6009, Australia
    Body Image 5:261-70. 2008
    ..Findings provide support for the theoretical differences between body dissatisfaction and overconcern with weight and shape, and highlight the importance of focusing on specific body image variables...
  85. doi Happiness and life satisfaction prospectively predict self-rated health, physical health, and the presence of limiting, long-term health conditions
    Mohammad Siahpush
    Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 986075 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 6075, USA
    Am J Health Promot 23:18-26. 2008
    ..To examine the effect of happiness and life satisfaction on health...
  86. pmc Life improvement, life satisfaction, and care arrangement among AIDS orphans in rural Henan, China
    Qun Zhao
    Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 20:122-32. 2009
    ..Results suggested that perceived life improvements may have resulted from access to basic needs in extremely poor communities...
  87. doi The protective functions of relationships, social support and self-esteem in the life satisfaction of children of migrant workers in Shanghai, China
    Daniel Fu Keung Wong
    School of Nursing and Social Work, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 56:143-57. 2010
    ..However, very little is known about them. Using a resilience framework, the present study attempted to examine the psychosocial factors affecting their life satisfaction in Shanghai, China...
  88. doi Health-related quality-of-life and life satisfaction 6-15 years after traumatic brain injuries in northern Sweden
    L J Jacobsson
    Medical Rehabilitation Section, Department of General Medicine, Kalix Hospital, Kalix, Sweden
    Brain Inj 24:1075-86. 2010
  89. ncbi Core self-evaluations and job and life satisfaction: the role of self-concordance and goal attainment
    Timothy A Judge
    Department of Management, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    J Appl Psychol 90:257-68. 2005
    ..Furthermore, in both studies, goal self-concordance was related to satisfaction (job satisfaction in Study 1 and life satisfaction in Study 2)...
  90. pmc The role of life satisfaction and depressive symptoms in all-cause mortality
    Amy Love Collins
    Office of Population Research, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
    Psychol Aging 24:696-702. 2009
    ..A significant interaction with age revealed that the protective effect of life satisfaction weakened with age. The results suggest that life satisfaction and depressive symptoms independently predict mortality risk in adults...
  91. ncbi Evaluation of life satisfaction index of the elderly people living in nursing homes
    Feryal Subasi
    Department of Health Education, Marmara University, 34865 Kartal Istanbul, Turkey
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 41:23-9. 2005
    ..03). In the stepwise linear regression analysis, the education level and place of residence were found to be the statistically significant independent predictors of LSI-A scores in the study group (p=0.05, p=0.001)...
  92. doi Reflections on genes and sustainable change: toward a trait and state conceptualization of response shift
    Carolyn Emily Schwartz
    DeltaQuest Foundation, Inc, 31 Mitchell Road, Concord, MA, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:1118-23. 2009
    ..This article discusses recent advances in research on adaptation, positive psychology, and genetics, and how these advances apply to response shift in health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) research...
  93. ncbi Validation of the brief multidimensional students' life satisfaction scale among college students
    Keith J Zullig
    Health Education, Department of Physical Education, Health, and Sport Studies, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056, USA
    Am J Health Behav 29:206-14. 2005
    ..To investigate the psychometric properties of the BMSLSS among 522 college students...
  94. ncbi The role of person versus situation in life satisfaction: a critical examination
    Daniel Heller
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
    Psychol Bull 130:574-600. 2004
  95. pmc China's life satisfaction, 1990-2010
    Richard A Easterlin
    Department of Economics, Un iversity of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0253, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:9775-80. 2012
  96. ncbi The funds, friends, and faith of happy people
    D G Myers
    Hope College, P O Box 9000, Holland, MI 49422 9000, USA
    Am Psychol 55:56-67. 2000
    ..As part of their scientific pursuit of happiness, researchers have examined possible associations between happiness and (a) economic growth and personal income, (b) close relationships, and (c) religious faith...
  97. doi Needs and subjective well-being around the world
    Louis Tay
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL, 61820, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 101:354-65. 2011
    ..The emergent ordering of need fulfillment for psychosocial needs were fairly consistent across country conditions, but the fulfillment of basic and safety needs were contingent on country membership...
  98. doi Self-reported life satisfaction and alcohol use: a 15-year follow-up of healthy adult twins
    H Koivumaa-Honkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Alcohol Alcohol 47:160-8. 2012
    ..To study the bidirectional relationships between life satisfaction (LS) and alcohol use...
  99. doi The relationship between attitudes to aging and physical and mental health in older adults
    Christina Bryant
    Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1674-83. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the contribution of attitudes toward one's own aging to satisfaction with life and physical and mental health measured in a sample of community-dwelling older adults...
  100. ncbi Physical activity behaviors and perceived life satisfaction among public high school adolescents
    Robert F Valois
    School of Public Health and Medicine, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    J Sch Health 74:59-65. 2004
    ..Future research should consider measures of life satisfaction as a component of comprehensive assessments of adolescent physical activity behaviors in fieldwork, research, and program evaluation...
  101. doi New findings and future directions for subjective well-being research
    Ed Diener
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    Am Psychol 67:590-7. 2012
    ..Each of the findings raises new and important questions for future research...

Research Grants82

  1. RidCancerPain Intervention in a Hispanic Population Along the US-Mexico Border
    KRISTYNIA MARIE contact ROBINSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. Notch and Regulators of Notch Signaling Impact Both Glucose and Lipid Metabolism
    UTPAL BHAGIRATH PAJVANI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..His patient care responsibilities, beyond providing personal satisfaction, allow Dr. Pajvani to approach scientific questions with pragmatism and with a sense of urgency...
  3. Use of Interactive Gaming for Enhanced Function after Spinal Cord Injury
    BEATRICE JENNY KIRATLI; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Health maintenance and prevention of further disablement and chronic illness is a high priority for VHA. ..
  4. Effectivenss of a New Non-Invasive Erectile Support System in Aging Populations
    S ALEXANDER WEINSTOCK; Fiscal Year: 2012
  5. Web-based Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) System for Breast Cancer Survivors
    JOHN CHRISTOPHER WEISS; Fiscal Year: 2010
  6. Foot Bone Motion in End Stage Ankle Arthritis Patients
    William R Ledoux; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Veterans are expected to greatly benefit from an increased understanding of the secondary effects of ankle OA. ..
  7. Rocker Shoes for Natural Immobilization of the Ankle during Single Limb Support
    Andrew H Hansen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..g. muscle atrophy). Successful development and testing of these rocker shoes could lead to pain relief in many veterans with foot and ankle pain. ..
  8. Health Information Technology for Chronic Kidney Disease Management
    Lipika Samal; Fiscal Year: 2013
  9. Transforming Women's Health: Discovery, Development, and Delivery
    Ellen M Daley; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Such an approach to research, practice and policy is necessary to improve health and decrease disparities in women's health across the lifespan in Florida and beyond. ..
  10. Optimal Prevention and Control of Periodontal Disease: The Periodontal Pocket Irr
    Thomas E Van Dyke; Fiscal Year: 2011
  11. Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of Yoga in Head and Neck Cancer Survivors
    Sheila H Ridner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..If our aims are achieved, in the future we will explore a web and/or community based Yoga intervention for HNC survivors. ..
  12. Interactive Multimedia Intervention to Improve Colonoscopy and Bowel Prep Adhere
    JOHN MATTHEW INADOMI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Although preparation quality is important for all persons, this intervention will be targeted to African Americans since they are at increased risk of non-adherence to the preparation. ..
  13. 3D Single Fiber Endoscope for Minimally Invasive Surgeries
    Jason Geng; Fiscal Year: 2013
  14. Clinical Decision Support for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
    EDWARD ROBERT MELNICK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The tool will include special provisions for shared decision- making with the elderly, another AHRQ priority population. ..
  15. Translational refinement of adaptive communication system for locked-in patients
    Melanie Fried-Oken; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed project stresses the translation of basic computer science into clinical care, supporting the proposed NIH Roadmap and public health initiatives. ..
  16. Survivorship: Mentoring and Bridging Primary Care and Oncology
    KEVIN CHARLES OEFFINGER; Fiscal Year: 2013
  17. 1st Tier Drugs+Theophylline in Pediatric Severe Asthma
    JERRY JOHN ZIMMERMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
  18. Testing the feasibility of patient-controlled sedation in ventilated ICU patients
    Craig R Weinert; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Demonstrating the safety and feasibility of patient-controlled sedation in this patient population has the potential to positively impact outcomes for thousands of mechanically ventilated ICU patients each year in the U.S. ..
  19. Analysis of associations between anemia correction in CKD and mortality: CHOIR
    LYNDA ANNE MARIE SZCZECH; Fiscal Year: 2010
  20. Mission Reconnect: Promoting Resilience and Reintegration of Post-Deployment Vete
    Janet Kahn; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Product. Mission Reconnect is an integrated multimedia program deliverable over the Internet and mobile devices, and hard copy (DVD, CD, manual). ..
  21. Resilience and Adjustment after VA Inpatient Rehabilitation for Traumatic Injury
    Scott McDonald; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The intervention program will be informed by the first 24-36 months of data collection and an updated literature review. ..
  22. Take Heart: Exercise & Diet Intervention for Heart Failure in Cancer Survivors
    ELIE MOUHAYAR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Furthermore, an effective intervention for heart failure may help survivors tolerate higher, more therapeutic doses of treatment or enable them to be re-treated with effective but cardiotoxic drugs should they experience a recurrence. ..
  23. The 24th Annual Symposium on Career Opportunities in Health Professions from Apri
    Thomas Adams; Fiscal Year: 2010
  24. A Comprehensive Intervention for Diabetes and Comorbid Depression in Primary Care
    Madhukar H Trivedi; Fiscal Year: 2010
  25. Safety and Acceptability of Two IUDs among Cape Town HIV-positive Women: A RCT
    CATHERINE SUZANNE TODD; Fiscal Year: 2013
  26. VICTORY-Virtual Video Game Therapy for Substance Cessation and Recovery
    B Eugene Parker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed VICTORY system will use the proven models of self-determination theory and cue/reaction therapy to create a low-cost video game therapy approach for nicotine abuse treatment. ..
  27. Modifying Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior via Mobile Phone Technology
    Abby C King; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Such mobile phone-based programs represent an emerging, potentially cost-effective means for reaching a substantial proportion of Americans in a convenient, contextually meaningful, and ongoing fashion. ..
  28. Improving the Management of Obesity in Primary Care Practice
    Thomas A Wadden; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study holds promise of identifying effective weight loss methods that can be provided in primary care, at reasonable cost, by existing office personnel. ..
  29. Preventive Web-Based Intervention for Spouses of Traumatized Military Personnel
    BENTSON H contact MCFARLAND; Fiscal Year: 2010
  30. Health Care Partners in Cancer Prevention and Care Among Aged - Competing Renewal
    Eva Kahana; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Our focus on communication skills training among low health literacy and minority elders should also contribute to minimizing health disparities. ..
    Lori Laffel; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Secondary and observational research questions include the following: 1 ..
  32. Reducing Health Disparities by Decreasing Weight Bias in Community Healthcare Set
    Jeanne M Ferrante; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Improving health professionals'behaviors toward obese persons may have great potential impact in improving health care delivery for a high number of underserved minority women with obesity who are at risk for cancer disparities. ..
  33. Development and Pilot Test of an Elective BSO Decision Support Guide
    Miriam Kuppermann; Fiscal Year: 2010
  34. Reducing HIV Risk in Adult Women with Intellectual Disabilities
    JENNIFER J WELLS; Fiscal Year: 2012
  35. Primary Care Transformation in a NCQA Certified Patient-Centered Medical Home
    Ming Tai-Seale; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Insights learned from the study will inform future PCMHs elsewhere and policy makers in need of empirical evidence in developing PCMH payment and administrative policies. ..
  36. Psychosexual Intervention for Gynecologic Cancer Patients
    Barbara L Andersen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This is a high-impact research program that, if successful, will change the trajectory of sexual morbidity and substantively improve gynecologic cancer survivorship. ..
  37. Preventing Postpartum Smoking Relapse: A C-SHIP Based Text Messaging Intervention
    Suzanne M Miller; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The intervention has the potential for wide-scale dissemination into the current care infrastructure, as it is evidence-based, highly transportable, and low-cost. ..
  38. The Living Well Project: Early Palliative Care and MI for persons with AIDS
    Tammie E Quest; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This caring approach will enhance engagement and retention in care and promote movement toward personal self-advocacy and quality of life. ..
  39. Remote food photography for the real-time measurement of children's food intake
    Corby K Martin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Additionally, this method can be applied to clinical settings and provide a valuable tool for clinicians and patients to measure energy and nutrient intake. ..
  40. Effectiveness of an Automated Walking Program Targeting Veterans with COPD
    Caroline R Richardson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Equal numbers of urban and rural veterans will be invited, allowing comparisons of intervention reach, participation and satisfaction between urban and rural veterans. ..
  41. Novel Methods to Reduce Children's Secondhand Smoke Exposure
    THEODORE LEE WAGENER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The results from this study will help determine the effects and feasibility of using spit-less, non-combustible nicotine-containing products by caregivers as a method of reducing children's SHSe. ..
  42. Maryland Telehome Care Network (MTCN)
    CLAUDIA ROSE BAQUET; Fiscal Year: 2010
  43. Potential of ICU telemedicine to improve patient safety, reduce morbidity & morta
    JAMES A L MATHERS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Applied effectively, telemedicine could reduce preventable harm in all American ICUs, significantly impacting ICU quality as a whole. ..
  44. Enhancing Group Identify May Improve Effectiveness of Diabetes Self-Management Ed
    JANET SUTTIE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Second, we will evaluate if ways to foster group identity, such as naming each group receiving education or doing group competitions, increase health behaviors that result in better control of diabetes. ..
  45. A Multimedia Depression Amelioration Program for Family Dementia Caregivers
    John R Seeley; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Given the evidence that psycho educational and cognitive-behavioral approaches are effective for addressing caregiver depression, there is a critical need to develop a program that can be easily implemented and widely disseminated. ..
  46. The 1200 Patients Project: Studying Clinical Implementation of Pharmacogenomics
    PETER HUGH O'DONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2013
  47. Comparative Effectiveness of Biologics for Psoriasis
    Joel M Gelfand; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Ultimately, this line of research will lead to more rationale treatment decisions and improved patient care for the >7 million Americans who suffer from psoriasis. ..
  48. Coaching Parents to Manage Youth Stress through Recreation and Culture
    Howard C Stevenson; Fiscal Year: 2010
  49. Comprehensive vs. Assisted Management of Mood and Pain Symptoms (CAMMPS) Trial
    Kurt Kroenke; Fiscal Year: 2013
  50. The Effects of Frailty on Chronic Kidney Disease
    Cynthia Delgado; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In addition the above proposal offers a opportunity for improvements in communication across specialties in a collaborative effort to improve the lives of veterans. ..
  51. Improving blood safety and HIV testing in Brazil: a randomized controlled trial
    ..Our study therefore potentially benefits blood donors, recipients of blood products and society as a whole. ..
  52. The North Carolina Cleft Outcomes Study
    Ronald P Strauss; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Results will improve understanding of short and long-term outcomes among children with OFC. This can enhance health and quality of life for children with these conditions and their families. ..
  53. Subjective Well-Being Over The Life Course
    STEPHEN JONATHAN MACHIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The programme will be a fully-integrated collaboration between economists, psychologists, epidemiologists and psychiatrists. ..
  54. Developing a Skin Toxicity-Related Quality of Life Scale for Breast Radiotherapy
    Julie B Schnur; Fiscal Year: 2012
  55. Improving substance abuse counseling adherence using web-based videoconferencing
    Van L King; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It has outstanding potential to help determine transportability of this technology to other treatment programs by demonstrating the benefits of integration of web-based therapy with on-site services to expand the continuum of care. ..
  56. Interactive Web Program and Health Coaching for Prehypertensive Adults
    AMELIA J BIRNEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
  57. Use of Continuous Glucose Sensors in Adolescents with Inadequate Diabetic Control
    Tim Wysocki; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These results could demonstrate that adolescents with previously suboptimal diabetic control could realize multiple benefits from CGS use if they are provided with a specialized behavioral intervention. ..
  58. Errorless Learning and Social Cognition Training for Work Rehabilitation
    Robert S Kern; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Training procedures may need to be modified, obstacles within the workplace may need to be addressed, or individual differences may need to be addressed to better suit the needs of veterans with severe mental illness. ..
  59. Re-engineering Methadone Treatment: A Randomized Clinical Trial
    Robert P Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The public health impact of the proposed study will be high because the study may reveal that this new approach to treatment can prevent illicit drug use, HIV risk behavior, crime and overdose as compared to treatment as usual. ..
  60. Impact of Heath Information Technology on Delivery and Quality of Patient Care
    AMANDA JANE HESSELS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This will impact public health by generating knowledge that may be used to direct valuable resources that will have the greatest positive effect for hospitalized patients. ..
  61. Improving PTSD Service Delivery for Veterans with Severe Mental Illness
    Anouk L Grubaugh; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Participants will be >21 with PTSD and SMI. Veterans with a recent history of psychiatric hospitalization or suicidal intent and/or who have active substance abuse/dependence will be excluded from participation. ..
  62. Translating Child-Parent Psychotherapy into the Juvenile and Family Court System
    LYNNE FELDMAN KATZ; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This effort represents an innovative public health approach to prevent recurrence of maltreatment and promote the health and well-being of maltreated infants and toddlers. ..
  63. Iwankapiya_Healing Historical Trauma Practice and Group IPT for American Indians
    Maria Yellow Horse Brave Heart; Fiscal Year: 2013
  64. Acute Coronary Syndrome Quality Improvement in Kerala (ACS QUIK)
    MARK DANIEL HUFFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..As such, this proposal aims to improve the delivery of ACS care in India and capture the innovative potential of global health, a thematic goal of the NIH and part of the mission of the NHLBI. ..
  65. Reducing Obesity & Diabetes in High Risk Youth
    ROBIN G WHITTEMORE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In minority communities, the rates are as high as nearly 30%. Approaches that are appealing to youth and that can be cost-effectively delivered are necessary to reduce this epidemic. ..
  66. Neuroligin Regulation of Central GABAergic Synapses
    Zhanyan Fu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Elucidating functional role of neuroligins at inhibitory synapses will no doubt increase our ability to develop more effective diagnosis and treatment methods for this group of diseases. ..
  67. Couples and Cancer: Building Partner Efficacy in Caring
    William Collinge; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  68. Decision-making in Pelvic Floor Disorders: Translating Outcomes to Practice
    JAMES LEIGH WHITESIDE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study seeks to know those factors associated with good treatment decisions and to develop a simple decision-aid to improve decision support among women affected by a pelvic floor problem. ..
  69. Evaluating Patient Information Prescriptions
    NANCY RODERER; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  70. A Measurement-to-Management Tool to Improve Dementia Care
    TONY XUYEN MA; Fiscal Year: 2010
  71. Implementing a low-literacy, multimedia IT system to enhance patient-centered can
    Elizabeth Hahn; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It can also be adapted for other health conditions. This novel multimedia IT system may be especially helpful in addressing disparities in cancer care for vulnerable populations. ..
  72. Advancing Patient Call Light Systems to Achieve Better Outcomes
    Huey Ming Tzeng; Fiscal Year: 2010
  73. Enhancing Pediatric Psycho Pharmacology in the Medical Home
    PETER SCOTT JENSEN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    T Tanner; Fiscal Year: 2000
  75. Decision Making in Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer
    Randy Jones; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This study will test a decision aid for patients with advanced prostate cancer to help facilitate informed shared decisions about treatment that affects patients'quality of life. ..
  76. Workplace Violence Nursing Health & Employment Outcomes
    Jacquelyn Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  77. Managed Care and Physician Satisfaction
    David Grembowski; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Data Analysis: Multiple regression analysis to determine associations in Aims 1 and 2. ..
    Hal Morgenstern; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The results of this project will help elucidate the roles of medical doctors, chiropractors, and physical therapists in the treatment of low-back pain, and they will have important implications to national health-care policy. ..
    Valerie Brown; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Pearson correlation and multiple regression statistics will be used to to determine the direct and indirect effects of variables on psychological well-being...
  80. Development of a patient-based provider intervention for early caries management
    ..The final objective is better oral health at the population level as stressed by the Surgeon General's 2000 Report. ..
  81. Job Retention Among Home Healthcare Nurses
    CAROL ELLENBECKER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Knowledge of variables that contribute to job retention in home care will provide the information necessary to maintain nursing staff and assure access to quality home healthcare services. ..
    Judy Shea; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, we will randomize eligible enrollees to receive the standard form or one of the alternative versions, to determine how the instruments perform in the typical way in which they would be used. ..