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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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Alcohol consumption, drinker identity, and quality of life among students: why there cannot be one prevention strategy for all

Students are exposed to high-risk alcohol consumption patterns, such as binge drinking [ 1 – 3 ]. Binge drinking is increasingly documented as being responsible for considerable acute, mid- and long-term burdens [ 4 – 6 ]. Prevention programs are …

20.06.2018 | Brief Communication

Refining and supplementing candidate measures of psychological well-being for the NIH PROMIS®: qualitative results from a mixed cancer sample

The Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS®; is an NIH Roadmap initiative designed to improve patient-reported outcomes using state-of-the-art psychometric methods [ 1 , 2 ]. The main goal of PROMIS® is to …

20.06.2018 | Review

Comparison of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) between ileal conduit diversion and orthotopic neobladder based on validated questionnaires: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Bladder cancer is the 4th most common cancer in men and the 12th most common cancer in women in the USA and ranks as the 9th most frequently diagnosed cancer worldwide [ 1 , 2 ]. Approximately 25% of the nearly 350,000 newly diagnosed patients each …


A population-based analysis of life satisfaction and social support among children of diverse backgrounds in British Columbia, Canada

Life satisfaction (LS) is a central aspect of quality of life. LS can be described as a cognitive evaluation of the extent to which one is satisfied with their life overall [ 1 ]. LS research has, however, traditionally focused on adults rather …


Association between quality of life and clinical characteristics in patients with morphea

Morphea (localised scleroderma) is a rare, chronic fibrosing disorder of the skin and underlying tissues. It shows a clear female predominance and an estimated prevalence rate from 1.3 to 4.8 per 100,000 population [ 1 ]. Annual incidence rates are …

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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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