Quality of life: individualism or holism? A critical review of the literature.

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For persons with mental handicaps or with other disabilities, quality of life (QOL) as a subject of inquiry is closely linked with the principle of integration. A critical review of the literature presented in this paper shows that (1) studies of QOL follow a sharp dichotomy between subjective and objective approaches, and that (2) QOL as a phenomenon does… (More)

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@article{Dossa1989QualityOL, title={Quality of life: individualism or holism? A critical review of the literature.}, author={Pascal Agbangnan Dossa}, journal={International journal of rehabilitation research. Internationale Zeitschrift fur Rehabilitationsforschung. Revue internationale de recherches de readaptation}, year={1989}, volume={12 2}, pages={121-36} }