Measuring quality of life in dementia: Conceptual and practical issues

Peter V. Rabins, Judith D. Kasper

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The authors discuss some of the challenges that exist in measuring quality of life in persons with dementia. The issues that arise in measuring QOL in persons with dementia are identified, and the status of instruments that exist or are being developed is reviewed briefly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)100-104
Number of pages5
JournalAlzheimer disease and associated disorders
Issue numberSUPPL. 6
StatePublished - 1997


  • Dementia
  • Outcomes
  • Quality of life

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Gerontology
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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