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Validity and reliability of the Quality of Life, Enjoyment and Satisfaction Questionnaire, Short Form

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  18 May 2011

Paola Rucci
Affiliation:
Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, Università di Pisa, Pisa
Alessandro Rossi
Affiliation:
Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Università de L'Aquila, L'Aquila
Mauro Mauri
Affiliation:
Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, Università di Pisa, Pisa
Giuseppe Maina
Affiliation:
Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Università di Torino, Torino
Fulvio Pieraccini
Affiliation:
Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Psichiatria, Università di Siena, Siena
Stefano Pallant
Affiliation:
Dipartimento di Scienze Neurobiologiche e Psichiatriche, Università di Firenze, Firenze
Valeria Camilleri
Affiliation:
Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, Università di Pisa, Pisa
Maria Sole Montagnani
Affiliation:
Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, Università di Pisa, Pisa
Jean Endicott
Affiliation:
Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York
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Extract

Nell'ultimo decennio la qualita della vita ha acquisito una sempre maggiore rilevanza come misura di esito sociale e clinico (Katschnig, 1997) dei disturbi mentali. Vi e un ampio consenso sul fatto che il costrutto della qualita della vita è multidimensionale e comprende la percezione che il paziente ha delle relazioni sociali, della propria salute fisica, della capacità di svolgere le attivita quotidiane domestiche e lavorative e del proprio benessere in generale (Patrick & Erickson, 1988). Mentre le misure di funzionamento si propongono di quantificare la compromissione in modo oggettivo, le misure della qualita della vita valutano la capacita del soggetto di trarre soddisfazione e piacere da varie attivita e richiedono una valutazione soggettiva. La definizione di qualita della vita del Quality of Life Group dell'Organizzazione

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