Psychometric properties of the World Health Organization Quality of Life instrument (WHOQoL-BREF) in alcoholic males: A pilot study

@article{Lima2004PsychometricPO,
  title={Psychometric properties of the World Health Organization Quality of Life instrument (WHOQoL-BREF) in alcoholic males: A pilot study},
  author={Ana Fl{\'a}via Barros da Silva Lima and Marcelo Pio de Almeida Fleck and Fl{\'a}vio Pechansky and Raquel Brandini De Boni and P. Sukop},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={14},
  pages={473-478}
}
Objective: To evaluate criterion convergent and discriminant validity of the World Health Organization Instrument (WHOQoL-BREF) in evaluating quality of life and to verify its convergent validity with the Medical Outcomes study Short-forms (SF-36) and the Symptom Check List (SCL-90) instruments in male alcohol dependent patients who seek treatment at two Brazilian treatment centers. Methods: A cross-sectional study was performed, in which cases were divided in to two groups according to the… CONTINUE READING
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