Chapter 24. Assessing Mood, Wellbeing and Quality of Life

  1. Bob Woods clinical psychologist nursing assistant Chair Co-Director Academic Director Director Professor of Clinical Psychology of Older People1 and
  2. Dr Linda Clare chartered clinical psychologist clinical neuropsychologist Reader in Psychology consultant2
  1. Bob Woods clinical psychologist nursing assistant Chair Co-Director Academic Director Director Professor of Clinical Psychology of Older People

Published Online: 7 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773185.ch24

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

How to Cite

Woods, B. (2008) Assessing Mood, Wellbeing and Quality of Life, in Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition (eds B. Woods and L. Clare), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773185.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Dementia Services Development Centre, Wales, Ardudwy, University of Wales, Bangor, Holyhead Road, Bangor LL57 2PX, UK

  2. 2

    School of Psychology, Brigantia Building, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK

Author Information

  1. Dementia Services Development Centre, Wales, Ardudwy, University of Wales, Bangor, Holyhead Road, Bangor LL57 2PX, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470012307

Online ISBN: 9780470773185

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Keywords:

  • assessing wellbeing and quality of life;
  • health-related quality of life using EUROQol;
  • Schedule for the Evaluation of Individual Quality of Life (SEIQOL);
  • cognitive impairment assessment for mood disturbance;
  • geriatric Depression Scale (GDS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Presentation

  • Self-Report Completed by a Proxy

  • Assessing Wellbeing and Quality of Life

  • Assessing Mood

  • Conclusion

  • References