What quality of life? The WHOQOL Group. World Health Organization Quality of Life Assessment

World Health Forum. 1996;17(4):354-6.


The present article outlines the development of a questionnaire for assessing the subjective quality of life in health care settings, and explains the relevance of this instrument to treatment decisions, research and the training of health care professionals.

MeSH terms

  • Health Personnel / education
  • Humans
  • Patient Care Planning
  • Quality of Life*
  • Research
  • Surveys and Questionnaires*