What Role Does Positive Psychology Play in Understanding Pain Intensity and Disability Among Patients with Hand and Upper Extremity Conditions?
Background: A large body of research shows that psychologic distress and ineffective coping strategies substantially contribute to more severe pain and increased physical limitations among patients with orthopaedic disorders. However, little...Full Article
Neuropsychological Function Response to Nocturnal Blue Light Blockage in Individuals With Symptoms of Insomnia: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Study
Objectives: Insomnia is associated with neuropsychological dysfunction. Evidence points to the role of nocturnal light exposure in disrupted sleep patterns, particularly blue light emitted through smartphones and computers used before bedtime....Full Article
Recommendations for the Use of Common Outcome Measures in Traumatic Brain Injury Research
Recommendations for the use of common outcome measures in traumatic brain injury research.This article summarizes the selection of outcome measures by the interagency Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Outcomes Workgroup to...Full Article
Identification of Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) Issues Relevant to Individuals with Huntington Disease.
Abstract This qualitative study explored health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in individuals with Huntington disease (HD). Sixteen focus groups were conducted (n = 6 groups with symptomatic HD individuals; n = 5 with...Full Article
Quality of Life among Boys with Adrenoleukodystrophy Following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant.
Abstract Hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) is the only accepted treatment capable of halting the progression of X-linked cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy (CALD). While survival and neurological outcomes have been described, there...Full Article
Promising New Approaches to Assess Cognitive Functioning in People with Multiple Sclerosis.
Cognitive impairment has a major impact on the lives of people with multiple sclerosis (MS). Yet it is often underdiagnosed, and more-effective assessment methods are needed. In particular, brief measures...Full Article