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Table 3 Patient-reported outcome measures used and times of assessment

From: Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a therapist-assisted web-based intervention for depression and anxiety in patients with ischemic heart disease attending cardiac rehabilitation [eMindYourHeart trial]: a randomised controlled trial protocol

Construct assessed Measure Items Baseline End of treatment FU
6 months
12 months
Anxiety Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS-A) 7 X X X X
Depressive symptoms Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS-D) 7 X X X X
Anxiety symptoms Cardiac Anxiety Questionnaire (CAQ-18)1 18 X X X X
Depressive symptoms Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9)1 1 X X X X
Loneliness UCLA Loneliness Scale 3 X X   
Social support Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS) 12 X    
Illness perceptions Brief Illness Perceptions Questionnaire (B-IPQ) 9 X    
Quality of Life HeartQoL 14 X X X X
Perceived stress Perceived Stress Scale 10 X X X X
Health Anxiety and Somatic Complaints Health Complaints Scale 24 X X X X
Physical activity Purpose-designed 2 X X X X
Patient’s engagement in general CR Purpose-designed 4   X   
Potentially negative effects of treatment The Negative Effects Questionnaire (NEQ)a 20   X   
Cost-effectiveness/cost-utility2 EQ-5D-5L 6 X X X X
Patient expectations to CR The credibility/ expectancy questionnaire (CET)a 4 X    
Patient satisfaction with / evaluation of eHealth intervention Internet evaluation and usability questionnairea 6   X   
Patient satisfaction with CR Purpose-designed measure 1   X   
  1. FU Follow-up
  2. aQuestionnaire is only completed by patients in the intervention group [the CET is completed on the platform]