Quality of life measurements in eating disorders, angina, and transplant candidates: are they comparable?

J R Soc Med. 1994 Aug;87(8):441-4.


The measurement of health-related quality of life has attracted much attention and is now a component of most big clinical trials. As we evaluate and choose between treatments and make judgements about priorities in health care, it is important that the equivalent data are available for different patient groups.

MeSH terms

  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Anorexia Nervosa / psychology*
  • Bulimia / psychology*
  • Coronary Disease / psychology
  • Cystic Fibrosis / psychology
  • Emotions
  • Female
  • Heart Transplantation / psychology
  • Humans
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Male
  • Quality of Life*
  • Sleep Wake Disorders
  • Social Isolation
  • Social Mobility