QUACK 1

A slang term for anyone who represents their ability or training in a health field regarding diagnosis and treatment. Also the description of...

QUALITY OF LIFE

Quality of life can be defined as to the extent certain desirable factors are attained or retained. These include such factors as well-being,...

QUARTIMAX ROTATION

As used in factor analysis, a perpendicular rotation maximizing the variance across the rows of the matrix.

QUINTILE

20% of a distribution of scores. The first quintile, for example could be the lowest fifth.

QUADRANGULAR THERAPY

The four people involved in quadrangular therapy for the couple and each partner's therapist. All four work together to work out problems in...

QUALITY OF WORKLIFE (QWL)

An area of research and implementation of policies designed to enhance employee's work motivation, commitment and job satisfaction. Quality of life issues are...

QUASI GROUP

A gathering with some, but not all definitions that make up a true group.

QUOTA SAMPLING

Also referred to as quota control, it is a method of selecting subjects for a study. The subjects are already chosen for specific characteristics...

QUADRANOPIA

A defect in the field of vision characterized by the loss of one-fourth or one quadrant of the visual field is lost.

QUALITY WEIGHTING

Giving weight to each of the individual studies in a multi-layered study. Weight is determined by the factors of design, execution and analysis...

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