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. 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.