son escasos y no existen instrumentos específicos en español para su evaluación. En este artículo se . genéricos SF y el WHOQOL-BREF. Estos tipos de. The WHOQOL has been developed from an extensive pilot test of some These questions represent the finalized version of the WHOQOL to be. This manual was drafted by Alison Harper on behalf of the WHOQOL group. The. WHOQOL group comprises a coordinating group, collaborating investigators in.

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An item adaptation would help to narrow these differences and would facilitate a results comparison. For all groups, the mean duration of illness was less than 5 years. Marcelo Fleck Dept de Psiquiatria E mfleck.

The case for considering quality of cuestionaro in addiction research and clinical practice.

Current quality of life and its determinants among opiate-dependent individuals five years after starting methadone treatment. Reliability and validity of the test administered by telephone.

Silke Schmidt Department of Medical sischmid uke. Developing methods for whoqol-breff quality of life in different cultural settings. This supports the validity of this facet as an overall indicator of quality of life. As expected, most facets had their strongest correlations within the domains to which they had been assigned.

Spanish development and validation studies. Secondly, the QOL profiles in our sample varied widely across diseases.

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There were some themes that seemed to best form additional facets, such as that of issues around Death and Dying, whereas there were other aspects or items that seemed supplementary to existing facets within the WHOQOL such as for the Sexual Activity facet. Responsiveness to change Fig. Differential item functioning and health assessment. Treatment satisfaction and quality of support in outpatient substitution treatment: Use, misuse and abuse of questionnaires on quality of life.


In contrast, the scores of those who cared for patients with schizophrenia were the lowest for the psychological domain, social relationships domain, environment domain and on the overall QOL facet.

Erhan Eser Celal Bayar Univ. Therefore, the significant effect of nationality should be taken into account. Quality of Life Research, 15pp. The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest.

A practical solution to the pervasive problem of internal consistency estimation. Servicio Andaluz de Salud No studies have been found to explore the psychometric properties in Spanish clinical samples. Vol 34 No 2 cuestionairo In order to test the effect of nationality on item responses, a proportional odds logistic regression model was conducted for each item of WHOQOL-BREF, reaching proportions of correct classification between whoql-bref.

Recently, some investigation groups performed DIF analyses in different psychological tests and questionnaires. The highest scores on the level of independence domain and overall QOL facet were found among caregivers for patients with breast cancer.

Odd ratios and confidence intervals.

The WHO quality of life (WHOQOL) questionnaire: Spanish development and validation studies.

It is implicit in this definition that quality of life is a subjective assessment about the relevant aspects in people’s lives, also included in a social and cultural context. Jelena Ceremnych Scientific Department of Gerontology cereb ktl. The fourth factor comprised all three facets relating to the social domain and work capacity, body image, and leisure. Validation of the United States’ version of the World Health Organization quality of life instrument.


Patients also had to have no other serious co-existing mental illness or physical disease. Not at all A little A moderate Very much An extreme amount amount 21 To what extent do you feel a sense of 1 2 3 4 5 F Statistical analysis Reliability was assessed by calculating Cronbach’s a coefficient of internal consistency for patients and caregivers at baseline.

Quality of life and mental illness Journal of Formosan Medical Association,pp.

Validación del cuestionario de calidad de vida (WHOQOL-BREF) en adultos mayores chilenos

Differences in the odds were detected in each item of the scale across the countries. Consideration of quality of life QOL is becoming increasingly important in evaluations of health policy and medical intervention. World Health Organization; Social Science and Medicine, 41pp. Most QOL instruments are therefore used only in the setting where they were developed. Accordingly, in fields like quality of life, different interpretations might occur as well as different comprehension of subtle aspects whoqqol-bref might involve different realities.

The patients whose health improved or who recovered had positive changes in many facets of QOL and these were reflected in scores on the WHOQOL; whereas those patients whose health deteriorated or who had no change in their clinical outcome had negative changes and these, too, were reflected in the scores Fig.

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