By Audrey Holland, Linda WORRALL
Bettering caliber of existence may be thought of the last word aim of aphasia rehabilitation. figuring out consumers' views in their personal caliber of lifestyles is additionally the most important for concentrating on applicable and powerful interventions. Measuring caliber of existence is usually a major end result degree, the most important for making sure enough investment is accessible for aphasia providers. accordingly, caliber of existence has turn into an important subject in aphasiology.This specified factor of Aphasiology is devoted to the subject of caliber of lifestyles in aphasia. the difficulty contains a variety of reviews from all over the world describing and measuring caliber of lifestyles during this inhabitants. It additionally comprises stories that experience built and evaluated interventions that experience addressed caliber of existence concerns in individuals with aphasia. the problem presents a entire view of caliber of existence learn at the moment being carried out in aphasiology worldwide.
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TABLE 3 Facets of QOL in non-brain-injured (NBI) (n=18) and chronically aphasic (n=18) participants QOL facet Physical domain Pain and discomfort WHOQOL-BREF Item 3 Energy and fatigue WHOQOL-BREF Item 10 Sleep and rest WHOQOL-BREF Item 16 Psychological domain Positive feelings WHOQOL-BREF Item 5 PWI Item 2 Thinking, learning, memory, and concentration WHOQOL-BREF Item 7 Self-esteem WHOQOL-BREF Item 19 Index of determination (%) Degree of overlap (%) 0 100 2 83 0 94 2 6 89 89 15 100 22 89 QOL WITH AND WITHOUT APHASIA 39 QOL facet Index of determination (%) Degree of overlap (%) PWI Item 7 PWI Item 9 Bodily image and appearance WHOQOL-BREF Item 11 Negative feelings WHOQOL-BREF Item 26 Level of independence domain Mobility WHOQOL-BREF Item 15 PWI Item 6 Activities of daily living WHOQOL-BREF Item 17 PWI Item 4 PWI Item 5 Dependence on medicinal substances and medical aids WHOQOL-BREF Item 4 Work capacity WHOQOL-BREF Item 18 Social relationships domain Personal relationships WHOQOL-BREF Item 20 PWI Item 8 PWI Item 10 PWI Item 11 Social support WHOQOL-BREF Item 22 Sexual activity WHOQOL-BREF Item 21 Environment domain Freedom, physical safety, and security WHOQOL-BREF Item 8 Home environment WHOQOL-BREF Item 23 Financial resources WHOQOL-BREF Item 12 Health and social care: Accessibility and quality 5 1 100 100 1 89 0 94 29 19 83 67 33 7 14 45 67 89 9 94 23 78 10 0 3 10 89 100 83 100 31 67 17 78 3 94 4 94 3 100 40 ROSS AND WERTZ QOL facet Index of determination (%) Degree of overlap (%) WHOQOL-BREF Item 24 20 QOL facet Index of determination (%) Degree of overlap (%) Opportunities for acquiring new information and skills WHOQOL-BREF Item 13 24 Participation in and opportunities for recreation/leisure activity WHOQOL-BREF Item 14 0 PWI Item 3 0 Physical environment WHOQOL-BREF Item 9 0 Transport WHOQOL-BREF Item 25 15 Spiritual domain Spirituality/religion/personal beliefs WHOQOL-BREF Item 6 2 14 PWI Item 1 89 45 100 100 100 78 72 89 Seven facets were assessed by both QOL measures.
Aphasiology (Quality of Life in Aphasia) volume 17 number 4 april 2003 by Audrey Holland, Linda WORRALL