Perceived quality of life of adults with developmental and other significant disabilities.

@article{FresherSamways2003PerceivedQO,
  title={Perceived quality of life of adults with developmental and other significant disabilities.},
  author={Kathleen Fresher-Samways and Susan E. Roush and Kathy Choi and Yvette Desrosiers and George Steel},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2003},
  volume={25 19},
  pages={1097-105}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this qualitative study was to describe the perceived quality of life (PQOL) of adults with significant disabilities who were living in community settings. METHODS Six male and six female volunteers (mean age 48 years, standard deviation 14 years), half with developmental and half with acquired disabilities, were interviewed about their quality of life. The interviews were audio-taped and transcribed verbatim. Text units were identified in the narrative data and were… CONTINUE READING