Generic Children’s Quality of Life Measures (GCQ)

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Collier, J., MacKinlay, D., & Phillips, D. (2000). Norm values for the Generic Children's Quality of Life Measure (GCQ) from a large school-based sample. Quality of Life Research, 9(6), 617-623.
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Purpose 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 […]
Domain(s) Life Satisfaction
Quality of Life
Target population Child
Number of items 50
Administration format self-report
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There are two versions of the GCQ booklets, one for boys and one for girls. The following materials are available for purchase from Hogrefe Ltd:

GCQ Starter Set
GCQ Professional Manual
GCQ Boy Item Booklets with Score Sheets
GCQ Girl Item Booklets with Score Sheets

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