Quality of life assessment in HIV-infection: validation of the European Portuguese version of WHOQOL-HIV.

@article{Canavarro2011QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life assessment in HIV-infection: validation of the European Portuguese version of WHOQOL-HIV.},
  author={Maria Cristina Canavarro and Marco Pereira and M{\'a}rio R Sim{\~o}es and Ana L Pintassilgo},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={187-94}
}
The assessment of quality of life (QOL) in HIV infection has emerged as being vital to research and clinical practice. This assessment is also a challenge due to the specific characteristics of the infection, the increased availability of therapeutics, as well as the epidemiological variability inherent to HIV infection. The purpose of this study was to investigate the psychometric properties of the European Portuguese version of the World Health Organization's QOL Instrument in HIV Infection… CONTINUE READING

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