Patient-Reported Outcomes in Psychiatry

Patient-Reported Outcomes in Psychiatry

June 2014 – Vol 16 – No. 2

Editor’s Choice

David Cella et al provide an overview of the history of Quality of Life research, and review studies on the development, validation and application of Health-Related Quality of Life measures in psychiatry, looking at how they can provide us with valuable patient perspectives.
Monika Bullinger and Julia Quitmann examine the use of Quality of Life as a patient-reported outcome, discuss the methodological problems involved, and look at the various measurement instruments available.
Hans-Peter Kapfhammer reviews a wide range of pharmacological treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder.

In this issue

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Dieter Naber, César Carvajal

Guest editorial

Patient-reported outcomes in psychiatry
Norman Sartorius (Switzerland)

State of the art

A history of health-related quality of life outcomes in psychiatry
Dennis A. Revicki; Leah Kleinman; David Cella (USA)

Clinical research

Quality of life as patient-reported outcomes: principles of assessment
Monika Bullinger; Julia Quitmann (Germany)

How to assess quality of life in child and adolescent psychiatry
Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer; Anne Karow; Dana Barthel; Fionna Klasen (Germany)

Challenges in measuring outcomes for caregivers of people with mental health problems
Xavier Y. Zendjidjian; Laurent Boyer (France)

Patient-reported outcomes before and after treatment of major depressive disorder
Waguih William IsHak; James Mirocha; Sarah Pi; Gabriel Tobia; Bret Becker; Eric D. Peselow; Robert M. Cohen (USA)

The assessment of quality of life in clinical practice in patients with schizophrenia
Anne Karow; Linus Wittmann; Daniel Schöttle; Ingo Schäfer; Martin Lambert (Germany)

Assessment of patient-reported symptoms of anxiety
Matthias Rose; Janine Devine (Germany,USA)

Patient-reported outcomes in post-traumatic stress disorder Part I: Focus on psychological treatment
Patricia d’Ardenne; Sarah Heke (UK)

Patient-reported outcomes in post-traumatic stress disorder Part II: Focus on pharmacological treatment
Hans-Peter Kapfhammer (Austria)

Patient-reported outcomes in obsessive-compulsive disorder
Mythily Subramaniam; Pauline Soh; Clarissa Ong; Lee Seng Esmond Seow; Louisa Picco; Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar; Siow Ann Chong (Singapore)

Patient-reported outcomes in borderline personality disorder
Gregor Hasler; Christopher J. Hopwood; Gitta A. Jacob; Laura S. Brändle; Thomas Schulte-Vels (Switzerland,USA,Germany)