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Quality of Life Among Nursing Home Residents Compared With the Elderly at Home

Hamid Reza Hedayati 1 , Negin Hadi 2 , * , Ladan Mostafavi 3 , Armin Akbarzadeh 4 and Ali Montazeri 5
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1 Shiraz Medical School, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
2 Department of Community Medicine, Neurosciences Research Center, Research Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
3 Student Research Committee, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
4 Health Policy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
5 Mental Health Research Group, Health Metrics Research Centre, Iranian Institute for Health Sciences Research, ACECR, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Shiraz E-Medical Journal: November 01, 2014, 15 (4); e22718
  • Published Online: November 18, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 11, 2014
  • Accepted: August 13, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/semj22718

To Cite: Hedayati H R, Hadi N, Mostafavi L, Akbarzadeh A, Montazeri A. Quality of Life Among Nursing Home Residents Compared With the Elderly at Home, Shiraz E-Med J. 2014 ; 15(4):e22718. doi: 10.17795/semj22718.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnote
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