Psychological Distress/Well-Being and Cognitive Functioning Measures

Published in: Measuring Functioning and Well-Being: The Medical Outcomes Study Approach / edited by Anita L. Stewart and John E. Ware, Jr., (Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1992), Ch. 7, p. 102-142

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 1992

by Anita Stewart, John E. Ware, Cathy D. Sherbourne, Kenneth B. Wells

In the assessment of psychological distress and well-being, long considered a primary indicator of mental health, two historic issues, affective vs. somatic symptoms and negative vs. positive emotions, have already been resolved.

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