Quality of life and social production functions: a framework for understanding health effects.

@article{Ormel1997QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life and social production functions: a framework for understanding health effects.},
  author={Johan H Ormel and Steven Lindenberg and Nardi Steverink and Michael Vonkorff},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={45 7},
  pages={1051-63}
}
Quality of life (QofL) has emerged as a new outcome paradigm. It is now the endpoint in various taxonomies of patient outcomes, in which relationships are modeled amongst biological abnormalities, symptom status, functional status, disability, health perceptions and quality of life. Although current models and taxonomies point at important determinants of QofL, they do not provide a heuristic that guides the conceptualization of QofL and the systematic development of an explanatory theory of… CONTINUE READING

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