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Quality of Life Research

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

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17-01-2019 Open Access

Quality of life in children and adolescents in Central Kenya: associations with emotional and behavioral problems

Quality of life (QoL) has been described as both a subjective evaluation of an individual’s well-being as well as objective descriptions of individuals and their circumstances that are associated with subjective well-being and may be amenable to …


The association of age, literacy, and race on completing patient-reported outcome measures in pediatric oncology

Most children undergoing cancer therapy experience multiple symptoms [ 1 – 3 ]. Among subjective symptoms such as pain or fatigue, documented discrepancies exist between child and proxy and/or child and clinician symptom reports [ 4 , 5 ]. Accurate …

16-01-2019 Open Access

Health-related quality of life and related factors among elderly persons under different aged care models in Guangzhou, China: a cross-sectional study

Population aging has become an increasingly serious social problem in the world. According to the “World Report on Ageing and Health” by the World Health Organization (WHO), the proportion of older persons in many countries (including China) will …

16-01-2019 Open Access

Health-related quality of life in Indonesian type 2 diabetes mellitus outpatients measured with the Bahasa version of EQ-5D

The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated that type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) will be the seventh leading cause of death in 2030 [ 1 ]. Furthermore, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that mortality in T2DM …


Change in quality of life among community-dwelling older adults: population-based longitudinal study

The proportion of the world’s population over 60 years is expected to double from about 11–22% between 2000 and 2050 [ 1 ]. In this context, modern societies urgently need effective strategies to maintain older people in good health, but also to …

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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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