Quality of Life Profile: Adolescent Version (QOLPAV)

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Raphael, D., Rukholm, E., Brown, I., Hill-Bailey, P., & Donato, E. (1996). The quality of life profile—Adolescent version: Background, description, and initial validation. Journal of Adolescent Health, 19(5), 366-375.
General information
Purpose The 54-item Quality of Life Profile: Adolescent Version (QOLPAV) asks adolescents to rate items for importance and satisfaction.
Domain(s) Goal Pursuit
Life Satisfaction
Positive Affect
Quality of Life
Sense of Meaning
Target population Child
Number of items 54
Administration format self-report
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Alternate forms

A variety of alternate forms have been developed for this measure. These include short forms, translations, varying populations. See other formats here: https://www.corc.uk.net/outcome-experience-measures/quality-of-life-profile-adolescent-version-qolpav/

Availability in other languages French, German, Italian, Portuguese
Fee for use
Related information on use of the measure

Available for purchase here: http://sites.utoronto.ca/qol/publications.htm

Non-exhaustive list of psychometric studies

McAlinden, N. M., & Oei, T. P. S. (2006). Validation of the Quality of Life Inventory for patients with anxiety and depression. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 47(4), 307–314. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comppsych.2005.09.003

Frisch, M. B., Cornell, J., Villanueva, M., & Retzlaff, P. J. (1988). Quality of Life Inventory (QOLI) [Database record]. APA PsycTests. https://doi.org/10.1037/t03748-000

Bradford, R., Rutherford, D. L., & John, A. (2002). Quality of life in young people: Ratings and factor structure of the Quality of Life Profile—Adolescent Version. Journal of Adolescence, 25(3), 261–274. https://doi.org/10.1006/jado.2002.0469

Meuleners, L. B., & Lee, A. H. (2005). Quality of Life Profile – Adolescent Version: Assessing the relationship of covariates to scale scores using structural equation modeling. Quality of Life Research, 14(4), 1057–1063. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11136-004-2573-1

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