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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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15-10-2019 Open Access

Health-related quality of life among Syrian refugees resettled in Sweden

The world is now facing the highest number of forcibly displaced people ever recorded—65 million people. In 2015, a year when a high number of migrants arrived in Europe, Sweden received 163,000 applications for asylum. The greatest share of these …

12-10-2019 Open Access

Capturing the patient voice: implementing patient-reported outcomes across the health system

Transformation to higher value, lower cost care is dependent on the ability of healthcare systems to leverage data that drive improvements in patient care and population health [ 1 , 2 ]. Targeted engagement with patients in care delivery and …


Difficulties in emotion regulation and quality of life in patients with acne

Acne vulgaris is a multifactorial skin disease caused by the pilosebaceous follicle with a prevalence ranging from 70 to 87% [ 1 ]. It commonly develops on the face due to the presence of more and larger sebaceous glands, compared to other sites of …


Influence of Diabetes complications and limitations on health-related quality of life: a study in a southeastern Brazilian city

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the major urgent global health issues of the 21st century. According to the 2017 Diabetes Atlas of the International Diabetes Federation, an estimated 8.8% of adults between 20 and 79 years of age have the disease …


Psychometric validation of PROMIS® Anxiety and Depression Item Banks for the Brazilian population

Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) measures supplement clinical assessment [ 1 , 2 ] and the Patient - Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS®) are an improvement of these measurements that integrates social, physical, and mental …

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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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