Quality of Life Research is an international, multidisciplinary journal devoted to the rapid communication of original research, theoretical articles and methodological reports related to the field of quality of life in all the health sciences. The journal also publishes editorials, literature, book and software reviews, correspondence and abstracts of conferences. The journal's 5-year impact factor is 2.99.
ISOQOL members receive free online access to Quality of Life Research through the Members Only section. Members also receive a discount on a print subscription to the journal running from 1 January - 31 December of the current year.
You can learn more about the journal by visiting its page on the Springer website.
Frans Jeroen Oort, Unviersity of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Netherlands
Carolyn E. Schwartz, ScD, DeltaQuest Foundation, Concord, MA, USA, Depts. of Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
The Editors of Quality of Life Research are planning a special series to highlight innovative developments related to patient-reported outcome (PRO) data collected outside of standard data collection contexts (e.g., at the clinic, on the internet, at home). We are seeking papers that exemplify excellent science to develop and/or expand the methodological or application of PRO data in ambulatory or other clinical settings, including but not limited to:
Quality of life has become a prominent subject in biometry, philosophy, social science, clinical medicine, health services, and outcomes research. Therefore, the journal's scope reflects the wide application of quality of life assessment and research in the biological and social sciences. Manuscript submissions of original work are subjected to peer review for originality, scientific quality and relevance to a broad readership.
Quality of Life Research welcomes scientific articles in the following categories:
For more information, please visit the journal page on the Springer website and click Instructions for Authors.