Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research by Alex C. Michalos

By Alex C. Michalos

The objective of this encyclopedia is to supply a finished reference paintings on medical and different scholarly examine at the caliber of existence, together with health-related caliber of lifestyles study or also known as patient-reported results research.

Since the Nineteen Sixties overlapping yet quite particular examine groups and traditions have built relating principles in regards to the caliber of existence, separately and jointly, one with a pretty slim concentrate on health-related matters and one with a particularly huge concentration. in lots of methods, the significant problems with those fields have roots extending to the observations and speculations of historic philosophers, making a non-stop exploration by way of assorted explorers in various ancient and cultural conditions over numerous centuries of the features of human life. What we haven't had up to now is a unmarried, multidimensional reference paintings connecting the main salient and significant contributions to the proper fields.

Entries are prepared alphabetically and canopy easy innovations, particularly good verified proof, lawlike and causal relatives, theories, equipment, standardized checks, biographic entries on major figures, organizational profiles, symptoms and indexes of features of people and of groups of numerous sizes, together with rural parts, cities, towns, counties, provinces, states, areas, international locations and teams of countries.

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She has a PhD and an MSc in chemical engineering.

Lau is a recipient of ISQOLS’ distinguished QOL research fellow award. About the Editors About the Editors xxxvii Paul S. N. Lee is the dean of social science and professor of the School of Journalism and Communication at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received his PhD in communication from the University of Michigan. His research interests include international communication, telecoms policy, new media, and media Analysis. Professor Lee has published widely at major international venues, with 15 authored and edited books and many book chapters.

Her research focuses on the quality of life of cancer patients/survivors and their family caregivers. She is also interested in determining biobehavioral mechanisms of the link between cancer-related stress and health at the individual as well as family and dyadic levels. Her work has been supported by the American Cancer Society Intramural and Extramural Research Programs. She is associate editor of Quality of Life Research. Kenneth C. Land received his PhD degree in Sociology and Mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin in 1969 and was a Social Science Research Council fellow in Mathematical Statistics at Columbia University in New York City during 1969–1970.

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