Quality of Life in Aphasia: A Special Issue of Aphasiology

1st Edition

Audrey Holland, Linda WORRALL

Psychology Press
Published April 3, 2003
Reference - 90 Pages
ISBN 9781841699462 - CAT# RU37599
Series: Special Issues of Aphasiology


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Improving quality of life could be considered the ultimate goal of aphasia rehabilitation. Understanding clients' perspectives of their own quality of life is also crucial for targeting appropriate and effective interventions. Measuring quality of life is also an important outcome measure, crucial for ensuring adequate funding is available for aphasia services. Hence, quality of life has become a significant topic in aphasiology.
This special issue of Aphasiology is dedicated to the topic of quality of life in aphasia. The issue includes a number of studies from around the world describing and measuring quality of life in this population. It also contains studies that have developed and evaluated interventions that have addressed quality of life issues in people with aphasia. The issue provides a comprehensive view of quality of life research currently being conducted in aphasiology around the world.

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