Tag Archives: quality of life

On SAGE Insight: Is engagement with music associated with higher wellbeing?

Article title: If you’re happy and you know it: Music engagement and subjective wellbeing From Psychology of Music Music is considered to be one of the most enjoyable and satisfying everyday activities, engaging with music is proposed to offer a … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Diagnosed and living with fibromuscular dysplasia

Article title: Diagnosed and living with fibromuscular dysplasia: A qualitative inquiry From Vascular Medicine Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) is a vascular disorder about which little has been known until recently. Prior to the organization of the United States Registry for Fibromuscular … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Music therapy for end-of-life care: An updated systematic review

From Palliative Medicine Music therapy has been defined as the use of music and sounds to facilitate the development of a relationship between patients and professionally trained therapists with the aim of supporting relaxation and improving both physical and emotional … Continue reading

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A psychometric evaluation of a quality-of-life questionnaire for individuals with autism

Article title: Development and psychometric evaluation of a psychosocial quality-of-life questionnaire for individuals with autism and related developmental disorders From Autism Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related developmental disorders (DDs) are prevalent and impairing. This study investigated the psychometric properties … Continue reading

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How should autism be described? A study of the UK’s autism community

From Autism How should we describe autism? How should terminology define it? How should we refer to those affected? These questions have been the subject of great debate within the autism community, especially in light of the revisions to definitions … Continue reading

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Oncologists’ attitudes towards life-extending treatments for terminal cancer patients

How long and how well: Oncologists’ attitudes toward the relative value of life-prolonging v. quality of life-enhancing treatments From Medical Decision Making Headlines across the UK papers this week announced how doctors have advised patients with terminal cancer should not … Continue reading

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