Quality of life as a construct in health and disability research.

@article{Brown1999QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life as a construct in health and disability research.},
  author={Margaret Brown and Wayne A. Gordon},
  journal={The Mount Sinai journal of medicine, New York},
  year={1999},
  volume={66 3},
  pages={160-9}
}
Definitional issues that affect the measurement of quality of life (QOL) in health care research are discussed. In reviewing a broad sample of health- and disability-related QOL studies, the authors note several characteristics in which respective approaches to measurement differ: (a) In various measurement tools, QOL has been located either within the… CONTINUE READING