Chronic pain self-management support with pain science education and exercise (COMMENCE): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
Abstract Background Previous research suggests that self-management programs for people with chronic pain improve knowledge and self-efficacy but result in negligible effects on function. This study will investigate the effectiveness...Full Article
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