Cross-cultural study of person-centred quality of life domains and indicators: a replication.

@article{Jenaro2005CrossculturalSO,
  title={Cross-cultural study of person-centred quality of life domains and indicators: a replication.},
  author={Cristina Jenaro and M A Verdugo and Cristina Caballo and Giulia Balboni and Yves Lachapelle and W Otrebski and Robert L. Schalock},
  journal={Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR},
  year={2005},
  volume={49 Pt 10},
  pages={734-9}
}
BACKGROUND The increased use of the quality of life (QOL) concept internationally suggests the need to evaluate its etic (universal) and emic (culture-bound) properties. This study replicated and expanded a previous cross-cultural study on QOL. METHOD The three respondent groups (consumers, parents and professionals; total n = 781) were from four European countries: France, Belgium, Italy and Poland. The Cross Cultural Survey of Quality of Life Indicators was used to assess the importance and… CONTINUE READING