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Measuring Health: A Review Of Subjective Health, Well-Being And Quality Of Life Measurement Scales

Measuring Health: A Review Of Subjective Health, Well-Being And Quality Of Life Measurement Scales
Measuring Health: A Review Of Subjective Health, Well-Being And Quality Of Life Measurement Scales
An invaluable resource for health professionals and students engaged in research, this thoroughly updated edition provides a guide to the major measures of health and functioning.

Measures of subjective health, well-being and quality of life are introduced along with analysis of their validity and reliability and the evidence for using each one. Throughout the book each measure is explained with a summary of how each one is scored and used, making this a one-stop guide to understanding health measurements, and the basic concepts behind measuring health, quality of life and well-being.

• A new look and feel makes measures and scales easier to locate
• Further research and evidence provides a greater critique of the measures
• Useful source information to help you access each measure with permission
• The addition of new scales include the Warwick-Edinburgh Wellbeing Scale, the Older People’s Quality of Life Scale and the Short-Form McGill Pain Questionnaire
• Expanded material on functional independence and functional assessment measures
Open University
Bowling, Ann
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Bowling, Ann
796ca209-687f-4079-8a40-572076251936

Bowling, Ann (2017) Measuring Health: A Review Of Subjective Health, Well-Being And Quality Of Life Measurement Scales , 4 ed. Open University, 360pp.

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Abstract

An invaluable resource for health professionals and students engaged in research, this thoroughly updated edition provides a guide to the major measures of health and functioning.

Measures of subjective health, well-being and quality of life are introduced along with analysis of their validity and reliability and the evidence for using each one. Throughout the book each measure is explained with a summary of how each one is scored and used, making this a one-stop guide to understanding health measurements, and the basic concepts behind measuring health, quality of life and well-being.

• A new look and feel makes measures and scales easier to locate
• Further research and evidence provides a greater critique of the measures
• Useful source information to help you access each measure with permission
• The addition of new scales include the Warwick-Edinburgh Wellbeing Scale, the Older People’s Quality of Life Scale and the Short-Form McGill Pain Questionnaire
• Expanded material on functional independence and functional assessment measures

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Published date: 1 February 2017
Organisations: Professional Practice in Health Sciences

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Local EPrints ID: 406307
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/406307
PURE UUID: 7ee929cf-0f74-4d08-9ad4-17168e9174ae

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Date deposited: 10 Mar 2017 10:44
Last modified: 13 Mar 2019 20:16

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