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Terapia psicológica

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URZUA M, Alfonso  y  CAQUEO-URIZAR, Alejandra. Quality of life: A theoretical review. Ter Psicol [online]. 2012, vol.30, n.1, pp. 61-71. ISSN 0718-4808.

The concept of quality of life has begun to be used increasingly in the field of health assessments or as a measure of well-being. Despite this, there is no single definition or a complete difference from other similar concepts often being misused. This paper presents a theoretical concept and a classification of the different models of definitions, including a proposed model based on cognitive assessment. They also develop major problems confronting research in the area of quality of life.

Palabras clave : Quality of life; concept.

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