Intervention research in psychosis: issues related to the assessment of quality of life.

@article{Awad2000InterventionRI,
  title={Intervention research in psychosis: issues related to the assessment of quality of life.},
  author={Awad George Awad and Lakshmi N. P. Voruganti},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  year={2000},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={557-64}
}
Quality of life has emerged as the ideal of modern medicine viewed from a biopsychosocial perspective. The concept has been increasingly used as an important attribute in patient care and clinical studies as well as the basis in many health economic evaluations. Although the concept has been extensively applied in a number of other medical fields such as oncology, cardiovascular, and arthritis, it is only recently that quality of life has received serious attention in the study of severe… CONTINUE READING