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Measuring health : a review of quality of life measurement scales

Author: Ann Bowling
Publisher: Maidenhead, Berkshire, England ; New York, NY : Open University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This thoroughly revised and updated edition offers a comprehensive guide to measures of health and is an essential reference resource for all health professionals and students. Containing details of the use of most of the major measures of health and functioning, the new edition includes:. · A new chapter on measuring global quality of life. · Updated analysis of measures of subjective well-being. · A revised and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bowling, Ann.
Measuring health.
Maidenhead, Berkshire, England ; New York, NY : Open University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)58043195
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Bowling
ISBN: 9780335246922 0335246923
OCLC Number: 812178603
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 211 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Concepts of functioning, health, well-being and quality of life --
Theory of measurement --
Measuring functional ability --
Measuring broader health status --
Measuring psychological well-being --
Measuring social networks and social support --
Measuring the dimensions of subjective well-being --
Measures of broader quality of life.
Responsibility: Ann Bowling.

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