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Quality of Life Research

An International Journal of Quality of Life Aspects of Treatment, Care and Rehabilitation - An Official Journal of the International Society of Quality of Life Research

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Socioeconomic inequalities in oral health-related quality of life in adolescents: a cohort study

There is an increased recognition that traditional clinical measures of health need to be supplemented by patient-reported outcomes, including oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL), for planning public health policies [ 1 ]. OHRQoL is a …


The role of dispositional mindfulness in a stress-health pathway among Parkinson’s disease patients and caregiving partners

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic neurodegenerative disease affecting approximately one million Americans, with nearly 50,000 new diagnoses each year [ 1 ] and more than 750,000 cases projected by 2040 [ 2 ]. This progressive, debilitating …


A hybrid modelling approach for eliciting health state preferences: the Portuguese EQ-5D-5L value set

Within the context of scarce resources and limitless possible uses the decision-making process implemented has relevant consequences to the health of individuals [ 1 , 2 ]. Preference-based measures are increasingly used in health economic …


The importance of face-to-face contact and reciprocal relationships and their associations with depressive symptoms and life satisfaction

11-06-2019 | Review Open Access

A systematic review of quality of life research in medicine and health sciences

Quality of life (QOL) has become established as a significant concept and target for research and practice in the fields of health and medicine [ 1 ]. Traditionally, biomedical and not QOL outcomes have been the principal endpoints in medical and …

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Quality of Life Research is an international, multidisciplinary journal devoted to the rapid communication of original research, theoretical articles and methodological reports related to the field of quality of life, in all the health sciences. The journal also offers editorials, literature, book and software reviews, correspondence and abstracts of conferences.

Quality of life has become a prominent issue in biometry, philosophy, social science, clinical medicine, health services and outcomes research. The journal's scope reflects the wide application of quality of life assessment and research in the biological and social sciences. All original work is subject to peer review for originality, scientific quality and relevance to a broad readership.

This is the official journal of the International Society of Quality of Life Research.

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