WHOQOL

AcronymDefinition
WHOQOLWorld Health Organisation Quality of Life
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Robust Improvement Rate Difference scores and associated 95% confidence intervals Outcome Therapist 1 Therapist 2 IRI C[I.sub..95] IRI C[I.sub..95] MBI (DP) 0.71 (0.18, 1.00) 1.00 (1.00, 1.00) MB I (EE) 0.71 (0.18, 1.00) 1.00 (1.00, 1.00) MBI (PA) 1.00 (1.00, 1.00) 0.71 (0.18, 1.00) WHOQOL (PSYCH) 1.00 (1.00, 1.00) 1.00 (1.00, 1.00) WHOQOL (REL) 1.00 (1.00, 1.00) 1.00 (1.00, 1.00) MSOC Tot.
Initially developed by the WHOQOL Group, it was validated for Portugal by Canavarro et al.
The World Health Organization Quality of Life assessment (WHOQOL): position paper from the World Health Organization.
La busqueda inicial reporto 364 titulos elegibles, tras la lectura de resumenes y aplicabilidad de criterios de inclusion y exclusion se seleccionaron 20, que permitieronidentificar instrumentos de medicion genericos y especificos entre ellos 5 escalas usadas en pacientes con ERCA: SF-12, SF-36, KDQOL 36, WHOQOL BREF, WHOQOL OLD (Tabla 1).
O mesmo grupo salienta que o conceito deve englobar a saude fisica, o estado psicologico, o nivel de independencia, as relacoes sociais, as crencas pessoais e a relacao com aspectos significativos do meio ambiente (Whoqol Group, 1995).
Most coping strategies were not significantly related to overall QOL as measured on the WHOQOL overall QOL item, with the exception of giving up trying to deal with it (r=-0.51; p=0.001), giving up trying to cope (r=-.040; p=0.009), saying to myself 'this isn't real' (r=0.34; p=0.03), blaming myself (r=-0.33; p=0.03), and doing something to think about it less such as going to movies (r=-0.31; p=0.05).
Average and standard deviation of scores according to the domains of the World Health Organization Quality of Life/bref questionnaire (WHOQOL-bref) WHOQOL Domains Average Standard Deviation Physical Score 73.0 [+ or -] 13.4 Psychological Score 75.3 [+ or -] 11.9 Social Relations Score 71.8 [+ or -] 15.9 Environment Score 66.1 [+ or -] 12.7 Quality of life Score 71.3 [+ or -] 10.9 Table 6.
Para avaliacao da qualidade de vida foi aplicado o questionario de qualidade de vida da organizacao mundial de saude abreviado e adaptado para o portugues e validado para a populacao brasileira (WHOQoL-Bref) (WHOQoL Group, 1998a).
La Organizacion Mundial de la Salud definio a la calidad de vida (CV) como la percepcion individual de la posicion en la vida en el contexto de la cultura y el sistema de valores en el cual se vive, y su relacion con las metas, expectativas, estandares e intereses (WHOQOL Group, 1995).
Out of 26 WHOQOL items, first two were analyzed separately and later 24 were included into four domains.