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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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Health state utility values measured using the EuroQol 5-dimensions questionnaire in adults with chronic hepatitis C: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis

The hepatitis C virus (HCV) epidemic affects approximately 2.35% of the global population, with the World Health Organization (WHO) reporting an estimated 71 million chronically infected patients and 399,000 deaths attributable to HCV per year [ 1 …

17.09.2018 Open Access

The effect of three exercise approaches on health-related quality of life, and factors associated with its improvement in chronic whiplash-associated disorders: analysis of a randomized controlled trial

Neck pain is rated as the 6th leading global cause of years lived with disability, which is higher than for instance diabetes and ischemic heart disease [ 1 ]. One cause that presents a significant public health problem is whiplash-associated …


Validity of the EQ-5D-5L and EQ-5D-3L in patients with Crohn’s disease

Crohn’s disease (CD) is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the gastrointestinal tract affecting over 2 million people in Europe [ 1 , 2 ]. Patients with CD may present a broad spectrum of symptoms including diarrhea, abdominal pain, rectal …


Quality of life of persons living with HIV and congruence with surrogate decision-makers

Although the life expectancy of people living with HIV (PLWH) has increased substantially since the development of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART), life expectancy is still shorter than in the general population [ 1 ]. PLWH commonly …


Adapting summary scores for the PROMIS-29 v2.0 for use among older adults with multiple chronic conditions

Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is generally understood as the ways in which a medical condition and/or therapy affect a patient’s well-being [ 1 , 2 ]. HRQoL is both subjective and multidimensional, taking into account multiple aspects of …

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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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