QUALITY ADJUSTED LIFE YEARS (QALYS)

An acronym for "Quality Adjusted Life Years"

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...

QUID PRO QUO

From the Latin: "one thing for another". It is a service or advantage given for one delivered or promised. For example,...

QALYS

An acronym for "Quality Adjusted Life Years"

QUALITY ASSURANCE

A system of evaluating health care services with the goal of improving their quality. It involves findings for effectiveness, adequacy of diagnostic evaluation,...

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.

Q DATA

Information on a subject's personality traits gathered from answers to questionnaires. It is also called S data as in when the questionnaires are...

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...

QUESTIONNAIRE

A list of questions soliciting information on a topic.

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