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Quality of Life Research

An International Journal of Quality of Life Aspects of Treatment, Care and Rehabilitation - An Official Journal of the International Society of Quality of Life Research

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16.04.2019 Open Access

A qualitative study investigating the meaning of participation to improve the measurement of this construct

There is increasing awareness that participation is important to an inclusive society, including people with and without disabilities, and their families [ 1 ]. Participation is also considered a determinant of health [ 2 ]. However, the ability to …


The impact of experienced discrimination and self-stigma on sleep and health-related quality of life among individuals with mental disorders in Hong Kong

Sleep disturbance is common among individuals with mental disorders [ 1 , 2 ]. Research shows a higher prevalence of sleep difficulties and disorders among individuals with mental disorders compared to the general population [ 3 ]. In particular …


Associations between health-related quality of life and physical fitness in 4–7-year-old Spanish children: the MOVIKIDS study

Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in childhood is defined as an individual’s subjective perception of the impact of health status on physical, psychological and social functioning, including also the ability to perform appropriate activities …


Effect of neighborhood and individual social capital in early childhood on oral health-related quality of life: a 7-year cohort study

Motivated by a broader conception of the health and disease process, studies on inequalities in oral health have adopted a new perspective, where health outcomes are patient-oriented, for example, focusing on oral health-related quality of life …


Factors associated with low health-related quality of life among younger and older Thai patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation

Non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia, and it is associated with adverse consequences that lead to increased morbidity, mortality, and healthcare expenditure [ 1 ]. Associations between NVAF and several …

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Quality of Life Research is an international, multidisciplinary journal devoted to the rapid communication of original research, theoretical articles and methodological reports related to the field of quality of life, in all the health sciences. The journal also offers editorials, literature, book and software reviews, correspondence and abstracts of conferences.

Quality of life has become a prominent issue in biometry, philosophy, social science, clinical medicine, health services and outcomes research. The journal's scope reflects the wide application of quality of life assessment and research in the biological and social sciences. All original work is subject to peer review for originality, scientific quality and relevance to a broad readership.

This is the official journal of the International Society of Quality of Life Research.

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