Measuring Health

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Oct 1, 2004 - Medical - 211 pages
This book offers a comprehensive guide to measures of health and is an essential reference resource for all health professionals and students.
 

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Contents

1 Concepts of Functioning Health WellBeing and Quality of Life
1
2 Theory of Measurement
10
3 Measuring Functional Ability
19
4 Measuring Broader Health Status
43
5 Measuring Psychological WellBeing
78
6 Measuring Social Networks and Social Support
101
7 Measuring the Dimensions of Subjective WellBeing
125
8 Measures of Broader Quality of Life
148
A Selection of Scale Distributors and Useful Addresses
165
References
168
Index
209
Back cover
213
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Anne Bowling is a social scientist and is professor of health services research in the Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences at University College, London. She is also the author of the bestseller Research Methods in Health.

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