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Maryland Ask Me!

The Maryland Ask Me! instrument assesses consumer-perceived quality of life among adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities who receive state-based services.

Quality of Life Instrument

This measure is designed for use with individuals who have intellectual disabilities. It is comprised of two forms, with around 300 questions each: one for the individual (subjective form) and their caretaker (objective form), with the goal of measuring quality of life through several domains.

Adolescent Quality of Life Instrument (AQoL)

This 16-item Likert-scaled instrument allows adolescents with cancer to rate their QoL and provide a short response to clarify or articulate the rationale for their response

Anamnestic comparative self assessment scale (ASCA)

The Anamnestic Comparative Self-Assessment (ACSA) is a self-anchoring rating scale for subjective well-being (SWB) which was originally developed by Jan Bernheim (1983) as a simple method to measure quality of life consecutively in the patient-physician relationship in cancer patients. Subjects are instructed to memorize the best and worst times in their lives and rate their actual overall well-being on an ordinal visual analog scale ranging from -5 to +5 in relation to their individual anchors.

Integration Inventory (II)

The Integration Inventory (II) is a 37-item Likert scale measuring qualitative well-being experience in older persons.

Göteborg Quality of Life Measurement Scale (GQL)

The Göteborg Quality of Life Instrument (GQL instrument) was developed in the early 1970s (1).The WHO definition of health led the investigators to go beyond clinical observations and diagnoses, and consider self-assessment of perceived symptoms and physical, mental, and social wellbeing. Initially the GQL-instrument was used to assess the quality of life in a population study of middle-aged men. The study concerned symptomatology and risk factors for chronic disease, especially cardiovascular morbidity (2). Later, the instrument was introduced in the population study of women

Quality of Well-Being

The QWB is a preference-weighted measure of health status and overall well-being over the previous three days.