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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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28.05.2020 | Special Section: Feedback Tools Open Access

Clinicians’ perspective on the implemented KLIK PROM portal in clinical practice

In the past decades, there has been increased attention for the use of Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) in daily clinical practice enabling patient-centered care [ 1 ]. Discussing PROMs in the consultation room empowers patients, enhances …


Development of a conceptual model and patient-reported outcome measures for assessing symptoms and functioning in patients with heart failure

Heart failure (HF) presents as a cluster of clinical symptoms caused by structural and functional defects in the myocardium, most commonly the left ventricle, resulting in impaired ventricular filling or ejection [ 1 ]. It is a common condition …


Depression and suicidal ideation: association of physical, mental, social, and spiritual health status

Suicide and depression have become imperative issues in contemporary society [ 1 – 4 ]. In 2015, approximately 322 million people or 4.4% of the world’s population suffered from depression [ 5 ]. Depression is a critical health condition that may …

28.05.2020 Open Access

Capability of well-being: validation of the Hungarian version of the ICECAP-A and ICECAP-O questionnaires and population normative data

Ageing of the populations and the increasing prevalence of chronic diseases in Europe poses significant burden on the health and social care systems [ 1 ]. The economic evaluation of informal and social care interventions, as well as their …

26.05.2020 Open Access

EORTC QLU-C10D value sets for Austria, Italy, and Poland

Cost-utility analyses (CUAs) are an essential source of information for rational decision-making in resource allocation in health care. Their primary outcome is quality adjusted life years (QALYs), a parameter which integrates survival time and …

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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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