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16:54 Jul 1, 2007
English to English translations [Non-PRO] Social Sciences - Psychology / mental health
English term or phrase:quality of life
the percieved quality of life of people with learning disabilities and their understanding of the phrase 'quality of life'
Degree of satisfaction with existence; Manner of existence
Explanation: "How others assess the lives of people with learning disabilities and the understanding which such people have of their own lives"
So: 1. degree of the goodness/badness of a life of several lives; 2. the features of a life or several lives.
Examples: 1. "Badly paid, overworked and confined to faraway communities, Cornish miners had a very poor quality of life." 2. "Education, housing and leisure opportunities are measures of the quality of life."
Peter Skipp Bulgaria Local time: 13:46 Native speaker of: Bulgarian, English