Applied Research in Quality of Life (ARQOL) presents conceptual, methodological and empirical papers dealing with quality-of-life studies in the applied areas of the natural and social sciences. It aims to publish papers that have direct implications for, or impact on practical applications of research on the quality of life. The articles are crafted from interdisciplinary, inter-professional and international perspectives. ARQOL guides decision making in a variety of professions, industries, nonprofit, and government sectors, including healthcare, travel and tourism, marketing, corporate management, community planning, social work, public administration, and human resource management. It helps decision makers apply performance measures and outcome assessment techniques based on such concepts as well-being, human satisfaction, human development, happiness, wellness and quality-of-life. ARQOL is the official journal of the International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS). www.isqols.org

  • Offers conceptual, methodological and empirical papers addressing quality-of-life studies in applied natural and social sciences
  • Guides decision making in a variety of professions, industries and sectors
  • Examines outcome assessment techniques based on well-being, human satisfaction, human development, happiness, wellness and quality-of-life
  • Official journal of the International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS)
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again
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  • Daniel Shek
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Impact factor: 1.528 (2018)
Five year impact factor: 1.515 (2018)
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Submission to first decision: 32 days
Acceptance to publication: 17 days
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Downloads: 109,452 (2018)

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