son escasos y no existen instrumentos específicos en español para su evaluación. En este artículo se . genéricos SF y el WHOQOL-BREF. Estos tipos de. The WHOQOL has been developed from an extensive pilot test of some These questions represent the finalized version of the WHOQOL to be. This manual was drafted by Alison Harper on behalf of the WHOQOL group. The. WHOQOL group comprises a coordinating group, collaborating investigators in.

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The first two items measure the overall quality of life, and the individual’s satisfaction with health, respectively.

Validación del cuestionario de calidad de vida (WHOQOL-BREF) en adultos mayores chilenos

Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use. Which chronic conditions are associated with better or poorer quality of life? Hugh Toner HughToner fife-pct. More specifically, it is a wide portion of citizens who share their language but who have es;aol language and cultural traits which, regarding quality of cuedtionario, may be interpreted differently or with nuances implying different realities. It may also partly explain why many of the facets of QOL in patients with head and neck cancer and breast cancer were not the lowest.

Social Science and Medicine, 41pp. Odd ratios and confidence intervals. Psychometric properties of the World Health Organization quality of life assessment—brief in methadone patients: In each item, the existence of DIF was considered cuetionario the confidence interval of the odds ratio did not include the value of 1.

The WHO quality of life (WHOQOL) questionnaire: Spanish development and validation studies.

Odd ratios and confidence intervals. We can find three examples of these tendencies in Fig.

Such findings are useful for clinicians. Chinese Journal of Behavioral Medicine Science ;6: The summary output from these fo- cus groups was used to identify common themes and issues either absent from or poorly covered in the WHOQOL; these themes and issues were used to generate a set of esoaol items for testing with older adults.

Higher scores in all scales indicate a higher quality of life. Costa Rican participants in our study showed higher scores in items evaluating the overall quality of life, and the extent to which they enjoy their lives and feel them to be meaningful. The third factor encompassed nearly all facets cuestionari to the environment domain except the facets reflecting leisure opportunities and opportunities to acquire new information.


Translations into a number of further languages are in preparation. It is important to keep that in mind when we intend to interpret the scores and, especially, if we intend to compare results between different countries.

Consideration should be given to more than simply the patient’s clinical outcome following treatment; for example, for patients with hypertension, clinicians should be concerned also about any changes in the physical and psychological functioning of their patients and not only about their blood pressure; while for head and neck cancers or breast cancer, clinicians should be concerned also about their patients’ self-esteem, and self-image of their whoqol-bbref.

This group scored higher than Spaniards when asked to rate their need of medical treatment to function in their daily life, the availability of information, and their opportunities for leisure activities.

The WHO quality of life (WHOQOL) questionnaire: Spanish development and validation studies.

Patients with breast cancer had a moderate-to-high quality of life in the physical, psychological, level of independence, and social relationships domains and in the overall QOL facet. Orley J, Kuyken W. The WHOQOL has many uses, particularly among chronically disabled cudstionario and their caregivers, people living in highly stressful situations, people with difficulty communicating, and among children. Related to its psychometric characteristics of the Spanish version Lucas-Carrasco,the internal consistency assessed through Cronbach’s alpha in healthy individuals assumed acceptable values 0.

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Treatment satisfaction and quality of support in outpatient substitution treatment: Expecting a good quality of life in health: If you are unsure about which response to give to a question, please choose the one that appears most appropriate. Because these changes in facets or domains of QOL vary according to patient groups or clinical outcome, it is better to use the domain or facet scores rather than the global scores for evaluating the QOL; there is thus no total score for the WHOQOL 3.


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Medical Decision Making,http: Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology ;4: Moreover, the unique cross-cultural app- roach to the whoqo-lbref of the measure, means that comparisons can be made between different cultures Power et al. Although the results provided evidence regarding the invariance of factor loadings, the new findings do not support the invariance of the intercepts. Miwa Fujii Kwansai University mfujii kwansei. Similares no Google Citados no Google Scholar.

Deviance analysis is summarized in Table 2along with the proportion of correct classification for each model with the nationality as a predictor. Copyright c Servicio de Publicaciones, Universidad de Murcia Spain The works published in this journal are subject to the following terms: Quality of Life Research, 18pp.

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All espal these facets contribute to satisfaction with social relationships. Recently, some investigation groups performed DIF analyses in different psychological tests and questionnaires. It examines the relationship between item response and another variable a group variable, like gender or nationality. No part of this document may be stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form by any means – electronic, me- chanical or other – without the prior written permission of WHO.

Each item contributes equally to the facet score and each facet contributes equally to the domain score. Please answer all the questions.