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Strine TW, Kroenke K, Dhingra S, Balluz LS, Gonzalez O, Berry JT et al. The associations between depression, health-related quality of life, social support, life satisfaction, and disability in community-dwelling US adults. J Nerv Ment Dis 2009;197(1):61-64. abstract

Salomon JA, Nordhagen S, Oza S, Murray CJ. Are Americans feeling less healthy? The puzzle of trends in self-rated health. Am J Epidemiol 2009;170(3):343-351. abstract

Moriarty DG, Zack MM, Holt JB, Chapman DP, Safran MA. Geographic Patterns of Frequent Mental Distress US Adults, 1993-2001 and 2003-2006. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2009;36(6):497-505. abstract

McGuire LC, Strine TW, Vachirasudlekha S, Anderson LA, Berry JT, Mokdad AH. Modifiable characteristics of a healthy lifestyle and chronic health conditions in older adults with or without serious psychological distress, 2007 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Int J Public Health 2009;54 Suppl 1:84-93. abstract

McClave AK, Dube SR, Strine TW, Mokdad AH. Associations between health-related quality of life and smoking status among a large sample of U.S. adults. Prev Med 2009;48(2):173-179. abstract

Lubetkin EI, Jia H. Health-Related Quality of Life, Quality-Adjusted Life Years, and Quality-Adjusted Life Expectancy in New York City from 1995 to 2006. J Urban Health 2009;86(4):551-61. abstract

Kroenke K, Strine TW, Spitzer RL, Williams JB, Berry JT, Mokdad AH. The PHQ-8 as a measure of current depression in the general population. J Affect Disord 2009;114(1-3):163-173. abstract

Koroukian SM. Minority Mental Health and Wellness: A Perspective from Health Care Systems (Ch. 3) in Determinants of Minority Mental Health and Wellness (Loue S, Sajatovic M (eds). Springer New York 2009 Pg. 1-35. html

Klavestrand J, Vingard E. The relationship between physical activity and health-related quality of life: a systematic review of current evidence. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports 2009;19(3):300-312. abstract

Kapp JM, Jackson-Thompson J, Petroski GF, Schootman M. Reliability of health-related quality-of-life indicators in cancer survivors from a population-based sample, 2005, BRFSS. Public Health 2009;123(4):321-325. abstract

Jiang Y, Hesser JE. Using item response theory to analyze the relationship between health-related quality of life and health risk factors. Prev Chronic Dis 2009;6(1):A30. abstract

Jia H, Lubetkin EI. Time trends and seasonal patterns of health-related quality of life among U.S. adults. Public Health Rep 2009;124(5):692-701. abstract

Jia H, Moriarty DG, Kanarek N. County-Level Social Environment Determinants of Health-Related Quality of Life Among US Adults: A Multilevel Analysis. J Community Health 2009;34(5):430-439. abstract

Horner-Johnson W, Krahn G, Andresen E, Hall T. Developing summary scores of health-related quality of life for a population-based survey. Public Health Rep 2009;124(1):103-110. abstract

Vandemark LM, Mueller M. Mental health after sexual violence: the role of behavioral and demographic risk factors. Nurs Res 2008;57(3):175-181. abstract

Seekins T, Traci MA, Cummings S, Oreskovich J, Ravesloot C. Assessing environmental factors that affect disability: Establishing a baseline of visitability in a rural state. Rehabilitation Psychology 2008;53(1):80-84. abstract

Jiang Y, Hesser JE. Patterns of health-related quality of life and patterns associated with health risks among Rhode Island adults. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2008 Jul 11;6:49. abstract

Ford ES, Mokdad AH, Li C, McGuire LC, Strine TW, Okoro CA et al. Gender differences in coronary heart disease and health-related quality of life: findings from 10 states from the 2004 behavioral risk factor surveillance system. J Womens Health (Larchmt ) 2008;17(5):757-768. abstract

Faisal S. Mental Health Impact of Disasters (Master’s Thesis). Georgia State University Department of Public Health (2008-12-05) abstract html

Chun TH, Weitzen SH, Fritz GK. The asthma/mental health nexus in a population-based sample of the United States. Chest. 2008;134(6):1176-1182. Epub 2008 Aug 21. abstract

Link M, Osborn L, Induni M, Battaglia M, Frankel M. Behavior coding assessment of the quality of real-time telephone survey interpreters. In: Proceedings of the 2006 Joint Statistical Meetings/American Statistical Association Conference [CD-ROM]; 2006 Aug 6–10; Seattle, Washington. Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association 2006. pdf [74K]

Nelson DE. Holtzman D. Bolen J. Stanwyck CA. Mack KA. Reliability and validity of measures from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). Sozial- und Praventiv Medizin 2001;1:(46 Suppl) S3–42. abstract

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