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Quality of Life Research

Quality of Life Research

An International Journal of Quality of Life Aspects of Treatment, Care and Rehabilitation - Official Journal of the International Society of Quality of Life Research

Co-Editors-in-Chief: J. Böhnke; F.J. Oort

ISSN: 0962-9343 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-2649 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11136

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Co-Editors-in-Chief

Jan Böhnke
University of Dundee, UK

Frans J. Oort                                                                                                                                    
Director, Research Institute of Child Development and Education, University of Amsterdam, NL                                        

Associate Editors

Christine Blome
University Medical Center, Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany

Wen-Hung Chen                                                                                                                         
Food and Drug Administration, White Oaks, MD, USA

Daniel Fong                                                                                                                           
University of Hong Kong, China    

Maria Joao Forjaz
National School of Public Health, Madrid, Spain 

Kirstie L. Haywood                                                                                                                
University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

I-Chan Huang
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Edward Ip                                                                                                                                     Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA

Nan Luo                                                                                                                                  National University of Singapore, Singapore

Peter Newcombe
University of Queensland, Australia

Arto Ohinmaa
University of Alberta, Canada

Muirne Paap
University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Nalin Payakachat
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA

Alan Simon Pickard
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Claudia Rutherford
University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Véronique Sébille
University of Nantes, France

Qiuling Shi                                                                                                                                 University of Texas, USA

Richard Skolasky
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

Adam B. Smith
University of York, UK

International Advisory Board

Adin-Cristian Andrei, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA

Thiago Ardenghi, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Alarico Ariani, UO di Medicina Interna e Reumatologia - AOU di Parma, Italy

Ivan Barofsky, The Quality of Life Institute, East Sandwich, USA

Melissa Benton, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, USA

Rick Berzon, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA

W. Jeff Bryson, Fielding Graduate University, Huntsville, USA

Julio Cabrero-García, University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain

Joseph Cappelleri, Pfi zer, New York, USA

David Cella, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA

Sungkun Cho, Chungnam National University, Chungnam, Republic of Korea

Barbara Cochrane, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Daniel Costa, University of Sydney, Chatswood, Australia

Martin Dempster, Queen’s University Belfast, UK

Mike Edwards, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA

David Feeny, McMaster University, Courtenay, Canada

Erin Fekete, University of Indianapolis, Greenwood, USA

Laura Gibbons, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Ron Hays, UCLA, Cerritos, USA

Henrik Hein Lauridsen, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark

Axel Hirsch, Canos de Meca, Spain

Steven Hoffman, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA

Donna Jeffe, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, USA

Angelos Kassianos, University College London, UK

Anna Kieszkowska-Grudny, Minds of Hope, Warsaw, Poland

Michael B. Lensing, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway

Cameron McIntosh, Public Safety Canada, Ottawa, Canada

Geraldine Padilla, University of California South San Francisco, USA

Brigida Patricio, Polytechnic Institute of Oporto, School of Allied Health Technologies, Porto, Portugal

Jörg Richter, Department of Psychology, University of Hull, Batley, UK

Vasily Shuvaev, RRIHT, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

Kevin Smith, RTI International, Lexington, USA

Caroline Terwee, VU University Medical Center, Utrecht, Netherlands

James W. Varni, Texas A&M University, San Luis Obispo, USA

Per Wändell, Karolinska Institutet, Spånga, Sweden

Penny Wright, University of Leeds, UK

Susan Yount, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, USA

Mojca Zvezdana Dernovsek, University Psychiatric Hospital Ljubljana, Jesenice, Slovenia

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    Quality of Life Research is an international, multidisciplinary journal devoted to the rapid communication of original research, theoretical articles and methodological reports related to the field of quality of life in all the health sciences. The journal also publishes editorials, literature, book and software reviews, correspondence and abstracts of conferences.

    Quality of life has become a prominent subject in biometry, philosophy, social science, clinical medicine, health services and outcomes research. Therefore, the journal's scope reflects the wide application of quality of life assessment and research in the biological and social sciences. Manuscript submissions of original work are subjected to peer review for originality, scientific quality and relevance to a broad readership.
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