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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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Quality of life in adults with autism spectrum disorder: influence of age, sex, and a controlled, randomized mindfulness-based stress reduction pilot intervention

The first population-based estimates of adults living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) recently projected nearly six million in the United States [ 1 ]. While research on adults with ASD lags far behind that dedicated to children, one consistent …

12-10-2021 | Abstracts

28th Annual Conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Research

11-10-2021 | Editorial

Using feedback tools to enhance the quality and experience of care

In 2019, we issued a call for papers interested in approaches to data-based feedback mechanisms to enhance quality and experience of care, focusing on (health-related) quality of life (HRQL). We were looking for current and innovative …

10-10-2021 Open Access

Inequality and heterogeneity in health-related quality of life: findings based on a large sample of cross-sectional EQ-5D-5L data from the Swedish general population

Assessing population health status, and its distribution in subgroups, and exploring health inequalities associated with social determinants of health [ 1 ] is important in determining targets for and evaluating efficiency and equity aspects of …

07-10-2021 Open Access

Atrial fibrillation, quality of life and distress: a cluster analysis of cognitive and behavioural responses

Individuals with atrial fibrillation (AF) experience poor quality of life (QoL). Previous research in AF patients suggests the importance of individual illness-specific cognitions and behaviours in impacting patient-reported outcomes. However, no …

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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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