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Quality of life in older persons
 — meaning and measurement
Author(s)Linda K George, Lucille B Bearon
PublisherHuman Sciences Press, New York, 1980
Pages238 pp
KeywordsQuality of life ; Methodology.
AnnotationAimed at researchers and those involved in implementing and evaluating programmes and services for older people, this book presents a conceptual context for the assessment of quality of life, introduces a set of criteria to use in selecting a measuring instrument, and describes and evaluates 22 measuring instruments in terms of psychometric properties and conceptual and methodological issues. The instruments are divided into the following classes, suggested as dimension of quality of life for older people: life satisfaction; self-esteem; general health and functional status; and socioeconomic status. (AKM).
Accession NumberCPA-930728135 B
ClassmarkF:59: 3D

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