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Michael Mucedola – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2024
Data show that centenarian populations mostly consume a whole-food, plant-based diet, live an active lifestyle, and avoid toxins. Many Americans, however, do the opposite and succumb to numerous health-related diseases at a much earlier age. The lesson presented in this article was designed to help the health educator to use this data in their…
Descriptors: Health Education, Aging (Individuals), Quality of Life, Nutrition
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Doyle, Philip C.; Baker, Adrienne M. H.; Evitts, Paul M. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2023
Background: There is a large body of research showing the negative impact of a total laryngectomy on the resultant voice signal across multiple outcomes (e.g., speech intelligibility/acceptability, listener comprehension, voice quality). However, there is limited information on the effects of laryngectomy on broader communication acts,…
Descriptors: Voice Disorders, Surgery, Intelligibility, Pragmatics
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Lotte Piekema; Annet ten Brug; Aly Waninge; Annette van der Putten – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2024
Background: Although particular technologies can enhance the quality of life (QoL) of people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities (we use the term pervasive support needs), their objectives and outcomes are understudied. A systematic literature review was therefore conducted to explore this topic. Method: A search of four databases…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Disabilities, Intellectual Disability, Assistive Technology
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Sevil Cicek Ozdemir; Ayten Senturk Erenel – Health Education & Behavior, 2024
It is obvious that current tools in literature that are used to measure female's sexual quality of life focus only on the objective dimension of sexual function, failing to examine quality of life on a multidimensional level. The aim of this research is to examine the validity and reliability of the ADORE for Turkish society. In the methodological…
Descriptors: Turkish, Test Validity, Test Reliability, Females
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Cameron, Lauren A.; Borland, Ross L.; Tonge, Bruce J.; Gray, Kylie M. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2022
Background: This systematic review aimed to explore how adults with autism participate in the community, the impact of community participation on quality of life and mental health, and factors that support and hinder participation. Method: A systematic review was conducted including studies published from inception to 17 January 2021. Results:…
Descriptors: Adults, Autism, Quality of Life, Mental Health
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Siméon T. A. Lahaije; Jorien Luijkx; Aly Waninge; Annette A. J. van der Putten – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2024
Persons with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities (PIMD) have pervasive support needs, which are often managed by their families. By being resilient and positively adapting to this challenge, families may maintain a positive family quality of life (FQOL). We therefore aimed to understand how families with a child with PIMD experience…
Descriptors: Severe Intellectual Disability, Multiple Disabilities, Quality of Life, Children
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Ran Neuman – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2024
Background: Despite humanistic declarations regarding the rights of people with intellectual disability to live a full, meaningful life, in practice, resulting from dilemmas experienced by direct support provides, support is often limited to a focus on functional independence. The aim of this research was to define the theoretical principles by…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Humanization, Caregivers, Social Support Groups
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Marta Badia; Beatriz Pérez; Begoña M. Orgaz; María Gómez-Vela – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2024
Leisure participation enhances the learning of adaptive skills and the quality of life in youth with developmental disabilities. The goal of this study was to evaluate the effects of a leisure education program in individuals with developmental disabilities in terms of adaptive behavior and quality of life. Nine participants divided into two small…
Descriptors: Leisure Education, Youth, Developmental Disabilities, Quality of Life
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White, Anna; Carding, Paul; Booth, Vicky; Logan, Pip – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2023
Background: Pre- and post-operative voice therapy may improve voice and quality-of-life outcomes for patients undergoing phonosurgery to remove benign vocal fold lesions (BVFLs). However, what constitutes voice therapy in this population is poorly described, resulting in a poor evidence base, lack of clinical guidelines and unwarranted variation…
Descriptors: Voice Disorders, Quality of Life, Surgery, Intervention
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Maguire, Stephanie; Davison, Jenny; McLaughlin, Marian; Simms, Victoria; Bunting, Brendan – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2023
Background: Studies that have systematically reviewed the psychometric properties of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and subjective wellbeing instruments for adolescents with intellectual disabilities narrowly focus on disease or health-specific conditions. This review aimed to critically appraise the psychometric properties of self-report…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Measurement Techniques, Quality of Life, Well Being
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Helen Buxton; Manuel Gomes; Rafael Gafoor; Zac Taylor; Vaso Totsika – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2024
Background: The Personal Outcomes Scale (POS) is a scale developed to measure quality of life of adults (18+) with intellectual disability. Previous studies have reported good fit for Spanish and Portuguese language versions of POS. Aims: This study aimed to evaluate the factor structure of the English language version of POS when used to measure…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality of Life, Intellectual Disability, Adults
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Anu Sangraula; Andres De Los Reyes – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2024
Background: The Quality of Life Enjoyment and Satisfaction Questionnaire Short Form (Q-LES-Q-SF) is a well-established, clinically feasible measure of quality of life concerns when assessing relatively severe clinical populations of adult patients. To what degree might the Q-LES-Q-SF facilitate identifying quality of life concerns among parents of…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Mental Health, Parent Attitudes, Anxiety
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Brillet, Leïla; Peries, Marianne; Vernhet, Christelle; Rattaz, Cécile; Michelon, Cécile; Baghdadli, Amaria – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2023
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has a significant impact on the quality of life (QoL) of families. This study aimed to examine, for parents of children with ASD, the dyadic effect of each parent's coping strategy on the perception of the impact of ASD on their QoL. In total, 164 couples completed self-report questionnaires, including the…
Descriptors: Coping, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Children, Parents
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Douglas, Joanne T. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2023
Background: Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is a rare neurodegenerative brain disorder characterized by declining language ability. There is currently no way to reverse or slow the course of the progressive brain degeneration, nor is there a cure for PPA. Throughout the course of the disease, any treatment must therefore be palliative in nature…
Descriptors: Aphasia, Neurological Impairments, Diseases, Intervention
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Tsang, Winnie; Oliver, David; Triantafyllopoulou, Paraskevi – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2023
Background: Adults with intellectual disabilities are an at-risk group of developing dementia. In the absence of a cure for dementia, emphasis on treatment is the promotion of Quality of life (QoL). The aim of this review is to identify and describe QoL tools for people with intellectual disabilities and dementia. Method: A systematic review was…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Adults, Dementia, Quality of Life
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