1 Main Theoretical Concepts of Quality of Life (QOL) and Examples of Approaches to its Measurement

1.1 The Choice of a Certain Theoretical Concept of Quality of Life Depends on the Answers to Which Questions?

When analysing the development of thought in the philosophical, economic, sociological and psychological sciences, we can find a very wide range of theoretical conceptual approaches to understanding, evaluation and interpretation of the notions of “quality of life of the individual” and “quality of life of a particular conglomerate of the population”. This variety of concepts is generated by differences in understanding the mechanism of formation of quality of life assessment. Is feeling of wealth and security of having all necessary commodities ...

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