Conceptual issues in cultural adaptation and the role of culture in assessment of health-related quality of life in schizophrenia


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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016. Before we begin a discussion about the role of culture in evaluating health-related quality of life in schizophrenia, let’s clarify some terms used in connection with measurement of psychiatric states and samples of behavior across clinical disciplines and related industries. For conceptual consistency of the discussion in this chapter, it’s important to understand how terminology from other scientific disciplines is used across healthcare and pharmaceutical industries that describes, or simply refers to, psychometric measurement and the tools that are used for such purpose.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Vance, M; Pappadopulos, E; Keefe, R; Kalali, A

Published Date

  • January 1, 2016

Book Title

  • Beyond Assessment of Quality of Life in Schizophrenia

Start / End Page

  • 53 - 62

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9783319300597

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/978-3-319-30061-0_4

Citation Source

  • Scopus