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Work Limitations Questionnaire (WLQ)

Lerner D; Amick B 3rd

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Basic description

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Developed in 1998

Published in 2001

Authors

Lerner D; Amick B 3rd

Copyright
Work Limitations Questionnaire, © 1998, The Health Institute, Tufts Medical Center f/k/a New England Medical Center Hospitals, Inc.; Debra Lerner, Ph.D.; Benjamin Amick III, Ph.D.; and GlaxoWellcome, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Objective
To assess the on-the-job impact of chronic health problems and/or treatment ("work limitations")
Therapeutic area
  • Generic
Therapeutic indication

All

Principally chronic conditions
Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the USA
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Lerner D, Amick III BC, Rogers WH, Malspeis S, Bungay K, Cynn D. The Work Limitations Questionnaire. Med Care 2001 Jan; 39(1): 72-85. (PubMed Abstract)

Lerner D, Reed JI, Massarotti E, Wester LM, Burke TA. The Work Limitations Questionnaire's Validity and Reliability Among Patients with Osteoarthritis.  J Clin Epidemiol 2002 Feb; 55(2): 197-208. (PubMed Abstract)

Lerner D, Rogers WH, Chang H. The Work Limitations Questionnaire, Quality of Life Newsletter. 2002 Jan-Aug; 28:8-9 (Full text article)

Lerner D, Amick III BC, Lee JC, Rooney T, Rogers WH, Chang H, Berndt ER. Relationship of Employee-Reported Work Limitations to Work Productivity. Med Care 2003 May; 41(5): 649-59. (PubMed Abstract)

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Authors

Lerner D; Amick B 3rd

Debra Lerner, PhD 
Director,
Program on Health, Work and Productivity
Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies
Box 345
800 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
USA
E-mail: dlerner@tuftsmedicalcenter.org

Debra Lerner- Biosketch
Debra Lerner PubMed publications

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Languages

Original language(s)

  • English for the USA

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WLQ

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Swedish for Sweden*
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Ukrainian for Ukraine*
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Bibliographic references of the translations:

Japanese

Ida H, Nakagawa K, Miura M, Ishikawa K, Yakura N. Development of the Work Limitations Questionnaire Japanese Version (WLQ-J): Fundamental Examination of the Reliability and Validity of the WLQ-J. Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi. 2012 Mar 13  [Epub ahead of print]

Portuguese for Brazil:

de Soárez PC, Kowalski CC, Ferraz MB, Ciconelli RM. [Translation into Brazilian Portuguese and validation of the Work Limitations Questionnaire]. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2007 Jul;22(1):21-8 [Portuguese]

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