Publications Listing Multiple Instruments

  • Anderson, R.T. et al (QOLR, 1993, 2, 369-395) review health-related QOL scales as: Nottingham Health Profile, Sickness Impact Profile, SF-36, EuroQol, Dartmouth WONCA charts, EORTC Quality of Life Questionnaire, Spitzer Quality of Life Index.
  • Anderson and Robinson (1991): Single-item scales, Eurobarometer, Mountain Scale, Life Satisfaction Index A(B&Z), Affect Balance Scale, PGC Morale Scale, Index of Well-Being, Life 3 Scale, General Well-Being Schedule, MUNSH Scale, Affectometer 2, PSYCHAP Inventory.
  • Andrews, F.M. and Robinson (1991. In: B. MOPA, 61-114) Single-item scales, Eurobarometer Mountain scale, Life Satisfaction Index A (B&Z), Affect Balance Scale, PGC Morale Scale, Index of Well-Being, Life 3 Scale, General Well-Being Schedule, MUNSH Scale, Affectometer 2, PSYCHAP Inventory.
  • Bech, P (1993). Rating scales mainly concerned with health, mental health, psychopathology. It also includes scales for health-related quality of life: Self-report scales measuring demoralisation, disadvantage or discomfort: and the Health-Status quality of life questionnaire.
  • Bergner, M. and Rothman, M.L. (1987) Health status measures: an overview and guide for selection. Annual Review in Public Health, 8, 191. A discussion of health status assessment measures and criteria for evaluation and selection of instruments for clinical application including correspondence between the study and the measure, reliability, validity, sensitivity, and practicality. A comparison of the Sickness Impact Profile, the McMaster Health Index Questionnaire, the Rand Corporation study, and the index of Activities of Daily Living.
  • Bowling, A. (1991: B. MHAR) reviews a large number of a scales measuring functional ability, health status, depression, social support and SQOL. The latter include: global items, LSIA, LSIZ, Affect-balance, Philadelphia Geriatric Centre Morale Scale, DT, General Well-Being Schedule, Self-Esteem Scale, Tennessee Self-Concept Scale, Self-Esteem Inventory.
  • Cohen, S.R. (2001, TIPC, 5, 137-156) reviews the following scales in the context of palliative care: EORTC-QLQ, Functional Living Index Cancer, Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy, McGill Quality of Life Questionnaire, SEIQol, McMaster Quality of Life Scale, Hospice Quality of Life Index, Caregiver Quality of Life Index – Cancer.
  • Coons, S.J. et al (2000, P-2, 17, 13-35) they review: SF-36; Nottingham Health Profile; Sickness Impact Profile; Dartmouth Primary Case Coopertive Information Project Charts; Comparative Ratings; Quality of Well-Being Scale; Health Utilities Index; Euro Qol Instrument; Comparative Ratings.
  • Ekkekakis, P. & Petruzzello (2002, POSAE, 3, 35-63) Review affect scales with reference to the circumplex model of affect. Single item measures: Affect grid, Self-Assessment Maniken, Circular Mood Scale, Feeling Scale, Felt Arousal Scale, Telic State Measure, Rating of Perceived Exertion. Multi-item measures: Semantic Differential Measures of Emotional State, Activation Deactivation Adjective Check List, Positive and Negative Affect Schedule, UWIST Mood Adjective Checklist, Job-Related Affective Well-being Scale.
  • Erikson, P. and Scott, J. (1993) The On-Line guide to Quality of Life Assessment (OLGA): Resources for selecting quality of life assessments. In Walker, S.R. and Rosser, R.M. Quality of Life Assessment : Key Issues in the 1990's. United Kingdom: Kluwer Academic Publishers. An information resource service created for the selection of quality of life instruments for use in clinical studies. Given the context of a particular study of application setting which requires an instrument, a computer algorithm selects the most appropriate measure from a database of instruments. Characteristics of the study context taken into consideration include: the type of purpose of the study, characteristics of the study population, treatment benefits and side-effects, method of administration, and practical considerations of budget and time.
  • Fallowfield, L. (1994. In: B. QOLAI, 109-127) reviews the following scales used for cancer patients : General Health Questionnaire, SF-36, Nottingham Health Profile, Psychological Adjustment of Illness Scale, POMS, Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, Activities of Daily Living, Karnofsky Performance Scale, WHO Performance Scale, Functional Living Index-Cancer, Cancer Rehabilitation Evaluation System, Rotterdam Symptom Checklist, EORTC Quality of Life Questionnaire.
  • Fallowfield, L. (1990) The Quality of Life: the Missing Measurement in Health Care. Human Horizons Series. London: Souvenir Press. A discussion of the quality of life as a philosophical and methodological issue as well as from a health economist's point of view. A presentation of issues and instruments for selected chronic diseases and conditions including cancer, AIDS, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, the elderly and the dying.
  • Hattie, J. (1992: B. SC) Piers-Harris Children's self-concept scale, Coopersmith self-esteem inventory, Song & Hattie Test, Actual-ideal self measures.
  • Gillman, R. & Huebner (2000, BC, 17, 178-83) review life satisfaction measures for adolescents as: Students’ Life Satisfaction Scale; Satisfaction with Life Scale; Perceived Life Satisfaction Scale; Comprehensive Quality of Life Scale – School Version; and the Multidimensional Students’ Life Satisfaction Scale.
  • Goossens & Beyers (2002, JOCCP-1, 31, 252-62) review and empirically examine six loneliness scales for children: Children’s Loneliness Scale; Loneliness and Aloneness Scale for Children and Adolescents; Children’s Multidimensional Loneliness Scale; Relational Provisions Loneliness Questionnaire; Children’s Emotional Loneliness Scale; Ability to be Alone Questionnaire.
  • Lefcourt (1976) contains the following locus of control scales: Bialer's locus of control questionnaire, Crandall's intellectual achievement responsibility questionnaire, Dean's Alienation Scales, James' I-E scales, Nowicki-Strickland locus of control scale, Reid-Ware three factor I-E scale, Rotter's I-E scale, Stanford preschool I-E scale.
  • MacDonald, D.A. et al. (1999a; JOTP, 31, 137-154) review measures of spirituality.
  • MacDonald, D.A. et al. (1999b; JOTP, 31, 155-178) review 10 measures of spirituality.
  • McDowell, I. and Newell (1987: B. MHAG) reviews rating scales to measure health.
  • McDowell, I. and Newell, C. (1987) Measuring Health: A guide to Rating Scales and Questionnaires. New York: Oxford University Press. a review of the status of health measurement in 1987, including descriptions of its theoretical and methodological bases, and descriptions of some instruments of health assessment in the areas of functional disability/handicap, psychological well-being, social health, quality of life and life satisfaction, pain and general health measurements.
  • McNeil, J.K. et al. (SIR, 1986a, 18, 35-70) review the Life Satisfaction Index, Life Satisfaction Rating Scale, Philadelphia Geriatric Centre Morale Scale, Affect Balance Scale, MUNCH.
  • Moinpour, C.M. et al (JOTNCI, 1989, 81, 485-495) briefly review a number of instruments they consider useful in measuring QOL in cancer patients.
  • Moran & Lambert (1983) review the following scales used to measure depression : Beck Depression Inventory; Depression Adjective Checklists; MMPI-D Scale; Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale; Hamilton Rating Scale; Pleasant Events Schedule.
  • Naughton, M.J. and Wiklund (QOLR, 1993, 2, 397-432). review six 'health-related' QOL measures as: Beck Depression Inventory, McGill Pain Questionnaire, Centre for Epidemiologic Studies-Depression, Zung Self Rating Depression Scale, General Health Questionnaire, Psychological General Well-Being Index. They are especially reviewed with a cross-cultural perspective.
  • Patrick, D.L. and Erikson, P. (1993) Health Status and Health Policy: Allocating Resources to Health Care. Oxford University Press, New York.
  • Paulhus, D.L. (1991. In B. MOPA) reviews the following social desirability scales: Edwards, A.L. (1957: B. TSDV) Social Desirability Scale, Marlowe-Crowne Social Desirability Scale, MMPI Lie Scale, MMPI K Scale, Balanced Inventory of Desirable Responding, RD-16, Children's Social Desirability Scale.
  • Quality of Life Bibliography and Indexes. (1990). Medical Care, 28. A comprehensive collection of published works on the subject of health-related quality of life with a focus on clinical applications and conceptual issues. Three indexes list quality of life publications alphabetically by the name of the author for instruments, by therapeutic category for instruments, and by therapeutic category for papers.
  • Robinson and Shaver (1969) present 17 scales that have been used to measure religiosity.
  • Sauer, W.J. and Warland (1982. In: B.RIIS, 195-240) review the following measures of morale and life satisfaction: Single-item indicators of life-satisfaction and happiness; Cornell Personal Adjustment Scale; Dean Morale Index; Kutner Morale Scale; Srole Anomie Scale; Morale Scale (Clark, & Anderson, 1967); Attitude Inventory (Cavan, R.S. et al., 1949: B. PAIO); Affect Balance Scale (Bradbum, N.M. 1969: B. TSOP); Life Satisfaction Index (Neugarten, B.L. et al.,: JOG, 1961, 16, 134-143); Philadelphia Geriatric Center Morale Scale (Lawton, M.P. 1972. In: B. RPAA). Each scale is provided.
  • Shaver and Brennan (1991) review the following depression and loneliness scales: Beck Depression Inventory; Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale; Carroll Rating Scale; Centre for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale: Depression Adjective Checklist; Depressive Experiences Questionnaire; Attributional Style Questionnaire; Cognitive Bias Questionnaire; Automatic Thoughts Questionnaire; Children's Depression Inventory; Geriatric Depression Scale. Scale measuring loneliness are: UCLA Loneliness Scale; State versus Trait Loneliness Scale; Loneliness Rating Scale; Rasch-Type Loneliness Scale; Differential Loneliness Scale; Emotional versus Social Loneliness Scales; Emotional/Social Loneliness Inventory; Children's Loneliness Scale.
  • Spilker, B. (1990) review instruments that particularly pertain to the measurement of quality of life assessments in clinical trials.
  • Spilker, B. (1990 Quality of Life Assessment in Clinical Trials. New York: Raven Press.
  • Stewart, A.L. and Ware, J.E. (1992) (eds.) Measuring Functioning and Well-being. The Medical Outcomes Study Approach. Durham: Oxford University Press.
  • Streiner, D.L. and Norman, G. (1989) Health Measurement Scales - a Practical Guide to their Development and Use. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Presents the major issues involved in developing or assessing a health status measure. This comprehensively covers ground from the initial literature review to the development and selection of items and scaling responses, to the design and implementation of reliability and validity studies.
  • Von Nieuwenhuizen et al (1977, PRJ, 20, 33-41) review Hill QOL instruments in psychiatry as follows: Quality of life checklist; Satisfaction with life domains scale; Oregon quality of life questionnaire; Quality of life interview; Quality of life scale (Heinrichs et al., 1884); Questionnaire for life satisfaction assessment; Client’s quality of life scale; Lancashire quality of life profile; Quality of life in depression scale; Quality of life self-assessment inventory; Quality of life mental health index.
  • Walker and Rosser (1993) Quality of well-being scale, Nottingham Health Profile, McMaster Health Index Questionnaire, Index of Health-Related Quality of Life, Questionnaire on health-related quality of life, EUROQOL Valuation Task.
  • Walker, S.R. and Rosser, R.M. (1993) Quality of Life Assessment : Key Issues in the 1990's. United Kingdom: Kluwer Academic Publishers. A presentation of the concept and philosophy of quality of life assessment and some selected instruments in major disease areas: cancer, arthritis, Parkinson's disease, respiratory disorders, hypertension, angina, psychiatry, and skin disease.
  • Wallace, C.J. and Haas (1983. In: B. TAOP, ch 5) review the following scales used to assess the functioning of chronic psychiatric patients in day-treatment; Social Dysfunction Rating Scale, Social Adjustment Scale, Psychiatric Status Schedule, Psychiatric Evaluation Form, Current and Past Psychopathology Scales, Schedule for Affective Disorder and Schizophrenia, Social Stress and Functioning Inventory for Psychotic Disorders, Denver Community Health Questionnaire, Community Adaptation Schedule, Katz Adjustment Scales, Personal and Role Adjustment Scale, Social Behavior Assessment Schedule.
  • Walker, S.R. and Rosser (1988: B. POTC): Quality of well-being scale; Nottingham Health Profile; McMaster Health Index Questionnaire.
  • Wilkin, L., Hallam, L. and Doggett, M.A. (1992) Measures of Need and Outcome for Primary Health Care. London: Oxford Medical Publications.