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Title: The development and validation of a scale to measure the impact of Huntington's Disease on the quality of life of spousal carers
Author: Aubeeluck, Aimee
Awarding Body: University of Derby
Current Institution: University of Derby
Date of Award: 2005
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Huntington's Disease (HD) is a rare condition that has been under-researched by the medical professions and psychologists alike. There is a clear lack of psychological literature on the subject of HD and furthermore, there are no adequate QoL scales available for use by spousal carers. The development of a HD specific QoL scale (HDQoL-C) for this special population, brings together theoretical constructs and practical application in order to produce a user-friendly QoL measurement for spousal carers of HD patients.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Huntington's Disease ; Spousal Caregiving ; Quality of life ; Health Psychology ; Scale development