Associated and mediating variables related to quality of life among service users with mental disorders

Associated and mediating variables related to quality of life among service users with mental... Qual Life Res (2018) 27:491–502 DOI 10.1007/s11136-017-1717-z Associated and mediating variables related to quality of life among service users with mental disorders 1 2,3 2 Marie‑Josée Fleury  · Guy Grenier  · Jean‑Marie Bamvita   Accepted: 5 October 2017 / Published online: 11 October 2017 © Springer International Publishing AG 2017 Abstract seriousness of needs and increasing QoL among service Purpose This study aimed to identify variables associated users. Lack of recovery-oriented services may affect QoL with quality of life (QoL) and mediating variables among among alcohol users, as substance use disorders were associ- 338 service users with mental disorders in Quebec (Canada). ated directly and negatively with QoL. Data were collected using nine standardized questionnaires Conclusions Decision makers and mental health profes- and participant medical records. sionals should promote service continuity, and closer col- Methods Quality of life was assessed with the Satisfaction laboration between primary care and specialized services, with Life Domains Scale. Independent variables were organ- while supporting recovery-oriented services that encourage ized into a six-block conceptual framework. Using struc- service user involvement in their treatment and follow-up. tural equation modeling, associated and mediating variables Community-based organizations should aim to reduce the related to QoL were identified. seriousness of needs particularly for female service users http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Quality of Life Research Springer Journals

Associated and mediating variables related to quality of life among service users with mental disorders

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Springer International Publishing
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer International Publishing AG
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Quality of Life Research; Sociology, general; Public Health; Quality of Life Research
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0962-9343
eISSN
1573-2649
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10.1007/s11136-017-1717-z
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Qual Life Res (2018) 27:491–502 DOI 10.1007/s11136-017-1717-z Associated and mediating variables related to quality of life among service users with mental disorders 1 2,3 2 Marie‑Josée Fleury  · Guy Grenier  · Jean‑Marie Bamvita   Accepted: 5 October 2017 / Published online: 11 October 2017 © Springer International Publishing AG 2017 Abstract seriousness of needs and increasing QoL among service Purpose This study aimed to identify variables associated users. Lack of recovery-oriented services may affect QoL with quality of life (QoL) and mediating variables among among alcohol users, as substance use disorders were associ- 338 service users with mental disorders in Quebec (Canada). ated directly and negatively with QoL. Data were collected using nine standardized questionnaires Conclusions Decision makers and mental health profes- and participant medical records. sionals should promote service continuity, and closer col- Methods Quality of life was assessed with the Satisfaction laboration between primary care and specialized services, with Life Domains Scale. Independent variables were organ- while supporting recovery-oriented services that encourage ized into a six-block conceptual framework. Using struc- service user involvement in their treatment and follow-up. tural equation modeling, associated and mediating variables Community-based organizations should aim to reduce the related to QoL were identified. seriousness of needs particularly for female service users

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Quality of Life ResearchSpringer Journals

Published: Oct 11, 2017

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