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Quality-Of-Life Issues in Mental Health Care : Past , Present , and Future

@inproceedings{Basu2006QualityOfLifeII,
  title={Quality-Of-Life Issues in Mental Health Care : Past , Present , and Future},
  author={Debasish Basu},
  year={2006}
}
With progress in medicine, it gradually became apparent that the ultimate purpose of health interventions is to enhance the quality of life (QoL) rather than to simply prolong life. Over the last two decades, this concept has been applied to almost all aspects of health care. Despite debates on definition and components, it is now widely agreed that QoL issues are central to health care, including mental health care. Quality definition in mental health and its measurement poses special problems… Expand
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