Quality of Life in Health Promotion and Rehabilitation: Conceptual Approaches, Issues, and Applications

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This book convincingly argues that Quality of Life is the vital link between health promotion and rehabilitation. The contributors first review the conceptual basis for understanding and discussing quality of life in health promotion and education. They continue by addressing critical issues such as ethics, policy, quality assurance, and measurement - exploring applications of quality of life in the context of a wide range of current social issues and populations. Finally, they consider the implications for ...

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Overview

This book convincingly argues that Quality of Life is the vital link between health promotion and rehabilitation. The contributors first review the conceptual basis for understanding and discussing quality of life in health promotion and education. They continue by addressing critical issues such as ethics, policy, quality assurance, and measurement - exploring applications of quality of life in the context of a wide range of current social issues and populations. Finally, they consider the implications for future research and practice.

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Following an introduction to key themes and concepts, contributors representing various disciplines review the conceptual basis for understanding and discussing quality of life and its links to health promotion and rehabilitation. They address issues such as HIV, ethics, quality assurance and measurement in health care, and disabilities, among populations including adolescents, the elderly, and the homeless. Paper edition (unseen), $24.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9780803959132
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 3/26/1996
  • Pages: 456

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Acknowledgments
1 The Centrality of Quality of Life in Health Promotion and Rehabilitation 3
2 Quality of Life and Health Promotion 14
3 Quality of Life and Rehabilitation 26
4 Lessons From the Literature: Toward a Holistic Model of Quality of Life 39
5 Exploring Current Conceptions of Quality of Life: A Model for People With and Without Disabilities 51
6 Social Well-Being: A Framework for Quality of Life Research 63
7 The Centre for Health Promotion's Conceptual Approach to Quality of Life: Being, Belonging, and Becoming 75
8 The Use of Quality of Life as a Construct for Social and Health Policy Development 89
9 Quality of Life and Quality Assurance 104
10 Overcoming the Social Construction of Inequality as a Prerequisite to Quality of Life 119
11 Measurement and Practice: Power Issues in Quality of Life, Health Promotion, and Empowerment 132
12 Defining Quality of Life: Eleven Debates Concerning Its Measurement 146
13 Quality of Life Experienced by a Sample of Adults With HIV 171
14 Quality of Life of People With Disabilities Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse 190
15 The Quality of Life of Marginal Citizens: Homelessness 204
16 Communication Disorders: Just Minor Inconveniences? 219
17 Quality of Life for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing People 237
18 People With Developmental Disabilities: Applying Quality of Life to Assessment and Intervention 253
19 Quality of Life Assessment for Persons With Severe Developmental Disabilities 268
20 A Parent's Perspective: Quality of Life in Families With a Member With Disabilities 279
21 Quality of Life of Older Adults: Toward the Optimization of the Aging Process 290
22 Quality of Life and Adolescent Health 307
23 Work, Employment, and Mental Health: Implications for Quality of Life 327
24 Leisure, Living, and Quality of Life 342
25 Conceptualization, Research, and Application: Future Directions 357
References 368
Index 404
About the Editors 432
About the Contributors 434
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