Quality of Life Perspectives

Quality of life is a construct used by many different disciplines. This is one of the features that makes attendance at quality of life conferences so interesting and challenging. Each discipline has its own received wisdom as to how to describe the information that defines their area of interest. So when a construct like 'Quality of life' is incorporated into these different disciplinary contexts, it emerges in forms that are biased towards each discipline.

The following section has been prepared to exemplify these different views of how Quality of Life should be defined and conceptualized.