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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.

Assessment Quality of Life-8D (AQoL-8D)

 

The AQoL 8-D is a quality of life instrument. The measure uses 35 Likert-style questions and takes less than 5 minutes to complete. The measure examines the following 8 domains: Independent Living, Happiness, Mental Health, Coping, Relationships, Self Worth, Pain, Senses. 

The AQoL family of measures were initially designed for use in economic evaluation studies (cost utility analysis (CUA). However their use is broader and need not be limited to economic or health related work.

Generic Children’s Quality of Life Measures (GCQ)

The Generic Children’s Quality of Life Measure (GCQ) is used to measure the quality of life in children between the ages of 6 and 14 years. It can be used with children in the general population, as well as those who have specific health or social difficulties. The GCQ is not symptom-oriented or problem-specific, but focused on areas that are interest to all children such as families, peer relationships and school.

Four Factor Wellness Inventory (4F-WEL)

The Four Factor Wellness Inventory (4F-WEL) is used to help individuals make healthier living choices by assessing characteristics of wellness. The 4F-WEL was developed from the Wellness Evaluation of Lifestyle (WEL) and measures the higher order wellness factor along.

Five Factor Wellness Inventory (5F-WEL)

The Five Factor Wellness Inventory (FF-WEL) is used to help individuals make healthier living choices by assessing characteristics of wellness. The FF-WEL was developed from the Wellness Evaluation of Lifestyle (WEL) and measures the higher order wellness factor along with five second order factors and seventeen discrete scales.