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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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Development and preliminary validation of the food intolerance Quality of Life Questionnaire (FIQLQ): Adult Form

Approximately 20% of children and adults avoid particular foods because of perceived food intolerance although prevalence varies according to method of data collection, the population under investigation and the definition of terms [ 1 , 2 ]. By …

18-11-2017 | Brief Communication

The relationship of five boarding school experiences and physical health status among Northern Plains Tribes

The American Indian (AI) Boarding School Era began in the late 1880s, and the purpose was to hasten the assimilation of AIs by altering their identities through instruction in the English language, Christianity, and Euro-centric cultural values …


Evidence on the longitudinal construct validity of major generic and utility measures of health-related quality of life in teens with depression

Depression is a debilitating disorder that affects nearly one in five youth during their adolescent years and has substantial negative impact across many domains within peoples’ lives [ 1 – 3 ]. Health-related quality of life (HRQL) measures help …

17-11-2017 Open Access

A preliminary prediction model for potentially guiding patient choices between breast conserving surgery and mastectomy in early breast cancer patients; a Dutch experience

Early stage breast cancer patients and their surgeons are confronted with the complex decision between breast conserving surgery (BCS) with radiotherapy or mastectomy (MST) with or without breast reconstruction. Both have similar overall survival …


Measurement invariance of the WHOQOL-AGE questionnaire across three European countries

The World Health Organization (WHO) argues that the measurement of health and the effects of health care must include not only an indication of changes in the frequency and severity of diseases, but also an estimation of the quality of life (QOL) …

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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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