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psychometrics

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. the measurement of individual differences in psychological functions (such as intelligence and personality) by means of standardized tests. —psychometric adj.null...

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Translation and psychometric evaluation of the simplified Chinese-version Endometriosis Health Profile-30

Shuang-Zheng Jia, Jin-Hua Leng, Peng-Ran Sun and Jing-He Lang.

in Human Reproduction

March 2013; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 4198 words.

STUDY QUESTION

What are the psychometric properties in mainland China of the 30-item Endometriosis Health Profile (EHP-30) translated into simplified Chinese?

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The fertility quality of life (FertiQoL) tool: development and general psychometric properties

Jacky Boivin, Janet Takefman and Andrea Braverman.

in Human Reproduction

August 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 4461 words.

BACKGROUND

To develop the first international instrument to measure fertility quality of life (FertiQoL) in men and women experiencing fertility problems, to...

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Psychometric properties of the Iranian version of modified polycystic ovary syndrome health-related quality-of-life questionnaire

Fatemeh Bazarganipour, Saeide Ziaei, Ali Montazeri, Soghrat Faghihzadeh and Fatemeh Frozanfard.

in Human Reproduction

September 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 3903 words.

STUDY QUESTION

Can the modified polycystic ovary syndrome health-related quality-of-life questionnaire (MPCOSQ) be validated in Iranian patients with...

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Attitudes towards disclosure and relationship to donor offspring among a national cohort of identity-release oocyte and sperm donors

C. Lampic, A. Skoog Svanberg and G. Sydsjö.

in Human Reproduction

September 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 5456 words.

STUDY QUESTION

What are oocyte donors and sperm donors' attitudes towards disclosure and relationship to donor offspring?

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Post-pubescent to mature fathers: increase in progeny quality?

M Auroux, N N Nawar, M Naguib, M Baud and N Lapaquellerie.

in Human Reproduction

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 0 words.

In the mouse, offspring born from mature fathers exhibit better behavioural performances (for spontaneous activity in both sex and learning capacity in males) than those born from...

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Mood disorders in oocyte donor candidates: brief report and implications for future research

Katherine E. Williams, Pascale G. Stemmle, Lynn M. Westphal and Natalie L. Rasgon.

in Human Reproduction

April 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 3662 words.

BACKGROUND

IVF, using donor oocytes, has become increasingly common. The donation procedure carries psychiatric risks, including depression, anxiety and...

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The Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Health‐Related Quality of Life Questionnaire (PCOSQ): a validation

G.L. Jones, K. Benes, T.L. Clark, R. Denham, M.G. Holder, T.J. Haynes, N.C. Mulgrew, K.E. Shepherd, V.H. Wilkinson, M. Singh, A. Balen, H. Lashen and W.L. Ledger.

in Human Reproduction

February 2004; p ublished online February 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 5806 words.

BACKGROUND: We wished to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Questionnaire (PCOSQ), a questionnaire developed to measure the health‐related quality of life...

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Psychosocial characteristics of infertile couples: a study by the `Heidelberg Fertility Consultation Service'*

T. Wischmann, H. Stammer, H. Scherg, I. Gerhard and R. Verres.

in Human Reproduction

August 2001; p ublished online August 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 8075 words.

BACKGROUND: The aim of the study was to identify differences in psychological characteristics between couples with fertility disorders, especially idiopathic infertility, and a...

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Weight loss in obese infertile women results in improvement in reproductive outcome for all forms of fertility treatment.

A M Clark, B Thornley, L Tomlinson, C Galletley and R J Norman.

in Human Reproduction

June 1998; p ublished online June 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 0 words.

Obesity affects ovulation, response to fertility treatment, pregnancy rates and outcome. In this prospective study, a weight loss programme was assessed to determine whether it could help...

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A prospective study of psychosocial stress and fertility in women.

K A Sanders and N W Bruce.

in Human Reproduction

October 1997; p ublished online October 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 0 words.

The objective of this study was to compare average stress levels during the month of conception to those of previous infertile months. We postulated that stress level during the actual...

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Psychosocial stress and treatment outcome following assisted reproductive technology

K.A. Sanders and N.W. Bruce.

in Human Reproduction

June 1999; p ublished online June 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 5069 words.

This study investigated the association between psychosocial stress and outcome of in-vitro fertilization and gamete intra-Fallopian transfer treatment. Ninety women, enrolled for treatment...

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Anxiety, depression and anger suppression in infertile couples: a controlled study

S. Fassino, A. Pierò, S. Boggio, V. Piccioni and L. Garzaro.

in Human Reproduction

November 2002; p ublished online November 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 7622 words.

BACKGROUND: Although several authors have suggested an important pathogenic role for psychosocial factors in ‘functional’ infertility, the extent to which depression, anxiety and expressed...

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Relationship between quality of life and distress in infertility: a validation study of the Dutch FertiQoL

J.W.M. Aarts, I.W.H. van Empel, J. Boivin, W.L. Nelen, J.A.M. Kremer and C.M. Verhaak.

in Human Reproduction

May 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 4932 words.

BACKGROUND

This study examined the relationship between emotional distress as measured by the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and the Fertility...

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Measuring patient-centredness, the neglected outcome in fertility care: a random multicentre validation study

Inge W.H. van Empel, Johanna W.M. Aarts, Ben J. Cohlen, Dana A. Huppelschoten, Joop S.E. Laven, Willianne L.D.M. Nelen and Jan A.M. Kremer.

in Human Reproduction

October 2010; p ublished online August 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 7254 words.

BACKGROUND

High-quality fertility care should be effective and safe, but also patient-centred. However, a suitable instrument for measuring...

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Who is at risk of emotional problems and how do you know? Screening of women going for IVF treatment

C.M. Verhaak, A.M.E. Lintsen, A.W.M. Evers and D.D.M. Braat.

in Human Reproduction

May 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 5157 words.

BACKGROUND

Fertility problems are accompanied by a lot of emotional distress, resulting in a considerable proportion of female patients showing severe...

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Quality indicators for all dimensions of infertility care quality: consensus between professionals and patients

E.A.F. Dancet, T.M. D'Hooghe, C. Spiessens, W. Sermeus, D. De Neubourg, N. Karel, J.A.M. Kremer and W.L.D.M. Nelen.

in Human Reproduction

June 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 7846 words.

STUDY QUESTION

What is the relative importance of the six dimensions of quality of care according to different stakeholders and can a quality indicator set...

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Positive experiences of patient-centred care are associated with intentions to comply with fertility treatment: findings from the validation of the Portuguese version of the PCQ-Infertility tool

Juliana Pedro, Maria Cristina Canavarro, Jacky Boivin and Sofia Gameiro.

in Human Reproduction

September 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 6301 words.

STUDY QUESTION

Are positive experiences of different aspects of patient-centred care (PCC) associated with higher intentions to comply with fertility...

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Are patients at risk for psychological maladjustment during fertility treatment less willing to comply with treatment? Results from the Portuguese validation of the SCREENIVF

V. Lopes, M.C. Canavarro, C.M. Verhaak, J. Boivin and S. Gameiro.

in Human Reproduction

February 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 6165 words.

STUDY QUESTION

Do patients at risk for psychological maladjustment during fertility treatment present lower intentions to comply with recommended treatment...

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Personality in women with endometriosis: temperament and character dimensions and pelvic pain

Federica Facchin, Giussy Barbara, Emanuela Saita, Stefano Erzegovesi, Riccardo Maria Martoni and Paolo Vercellini.

in Human Reproduction

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 5418 words.

STUDY QUESTION

Is pelvic pain due to endometriosis associated with temperament and character dimensions?

SUMMARY ANSWER

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The importance of genetic parenthood for infertile men and women

S. Hendriks, K. Peeraer, H. Bos, S. Repping and E.A.F. Dancet.

in Human Reproduction

October 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 7323 words.

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STUDY QUESTION

Do men and women beginning to attend a fertility clinic prefer genetic over non-genetic...

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