"...a text that is remarkably detailed and comprehensive in its coverage of a range of quality of life measures...Bowling's bookprovides an important step towards the development of measures of quality of life that are both sensitive and rigorous." - Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health "...a most useful and comprehensive addition to the literature...The book is readable, well referenced and up to date. I recommend any group that wishesto attempt to measure health outcomes to consider adding this book totheir resource list." - Australian Health Review "...this book gives an in-depth and comprehensive insight inhealth-related quality of life scales...a most valuable guide in helping the reader search for the scale with the best psychometric properties. Furthermore, this book will contribute highly to the improvement of disease-specific measurement of quality of life and to the comparability of measurement results." - Journal of Health Psychology
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About the Author
Ann Bowling is a social scientist engaged in health services research. She is currently Professor of Health Services Research at University College London. She is also author of Measuring Health: A Review of Quality of Life Measurement Scales (second edition) and Research Methods in Health: Investigating Health and Health Services, both published by Open University Press.