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Gothenburg Quality of Life Measurement Scale (GQL)

The Goteborg 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

Perceived Well-Being Scale (PWB)

The Perceived Wellbeing Scale (PWB) allows for separate assessment of psychological and physical well-being. The PWB is a short and convenient instrument applicable to the elderly.

Quality of Well-Being

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

Multifaceted Lifestyle Satisfaction Scale (MLSS)

The Multifaceted Lifestyle Satisfaction Scale (MLSS) is an interview structured primarily for individuals with mental retardation to assess their professed satisfaction with their living arrangements and communities, their personal relationships, their recreation and leisure, their employment, and their degree of self-direction

Kuwaiti Raha Scale (KRS)

The measure was developed to assess well-being among Kuwaitis in a way that reflects the Raha within the Kuwaiti culture, and reflects Kuwaiti cultural idioms of distress.

Quality of Life Enjoyment and Satisfaction Questionnaire Short Form (Q-LES-Q SF)

The Quality of Life Enjoyment and Satisfaction Questionnaire (Q-LES-Q) was developed by the authors to enable investigators and clinicians to easily obtain sensitive self-report measures of the degree of enjoyment and satisfaction experienced by subjects in various areas of daily functioning. The intent was to use a format and content applicable for assessment of subjects with a wide variety of mental and medical disorders.

Lifestyle Satisfaction Scale (LSS)

To assess people with intellectual disability’s satisfaction with their residence and its community setting and associated services.