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quality of American life, 1978

Campbell, Angus

quality of American life, 1978

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Published by Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research in Ann Arbor, Mich. (P.O. Box 1248, Ann Arbor 48106) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Quality of life -- United States -- Statistics.,
    • Social indicators -- United States.,
    • Social surveys -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprincipal investigators, Angus Campbell, Philip E. Converse.
      SeriesICPSR study ;, no. 7762, ICPSR study ;, 7762.
      ContributionsConverse, Philip E., 1928-, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN60 .C36 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2561962M
      LC Control Number85101236

        As psychologist Phillip M. Kleespies, PhD, notes in his book, Life and Death Decisions: Psychological and Ethical Considerations in End-of-life Care, it is difficult to think of a more intensely emotional and psychological time than when a patient is facing his or her decline and eventual death. "Working with professionals from other. The Study on Quality of Life of the EORTC and the Symptom Control and Quality of Life Committees of the NCI of Canada Clinical Trials Group. Qual Life Res ; Osoba D, Rodrigues G, Myles, J et al. Interpreting the Significance of Changes in Health-Related Quality-of-Life Scores.


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The quality of American life, [Angus Campbell; Philip E Converse; Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.] -- This study is a continuation of ICRPSR done in Respondents were asked questions about housing, city and neighborhood, nation, friends, family and marriage, education, health, employment.

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