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Meaning of QUALITY OF LIFE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  your personal satisfaction (or dissatisfaction) with the cultural or intellectual conditions under which you live (as distinct from material comfort); "the new art museum is expected to improve the quality of life"
 
 See Also: gratification, satisfaction

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: The overall enjoyment of life. Many clinical trials measure aspects of an individual's sense of well-being and ability to perform various tasks to assess the effects of cancer and its treatment on the quality of life.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Quality of life is a reference to the well-being of a patient, a concept often applied when an assessment of an elderly is made. There are 3 major components of the quality of life:
  1. health: diseases and body functions
  2. socioeconomic status
  3. functional status: physical, social, mental and sexual behavior, daily activities, achievements, and disabilities.
 

 

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