The validity and reliability of the Turkish pediatric quality of life inventory for children 13-18 years old


Memik N. , Agaoglu B., COŞKUN A. , Ueneri O. S. , Karakaya I.

TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, vol.18, no.4, pp.353-363, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.353-363
  • Keywords: health related quality of life, adolescent, pediatric quality of life inventory PedsQL, GENERIC CORE SCALES, PEDSQL(TM), CANCER, RESPONSIVENESS, VERSION

Abstract

Objective: The Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL) is a modular instrument that measures health related quality of life, and investigates the physical and psychosocial functioning, unrelated to health, of children 2-18 years old. In this study, the objective was to evaluate the validity and reliability of the Turkish PedsQL in adolescents 13-18 years old.