OZQOL Conference Program (2000)

Australian Quality of Life Studies (OzQol) Conference 2000
Friday 24th November
Session Time Session Description
8:45 - 9:15am Registration
9:15 - 9:30am Opening Address: Bob Cummins
9:30 - 10:30am Keynote Address: Professor Michael Pusey
"The impact of economic restructuring on quality of life"
10:30 - 11:00am Morning Tea
Session Time Session One (A)
Measurement Issues
Session One (B)
Quality of Life and Health
VC's Office Chairperson:
Isaac Prilleltensky
Main Room Chairperson:
RoseAnne Misajon
11:00 - 11:30am Bailey: An ethical defense of the utilization of an ideal theory of quality of life for the purposes of making best interests decisions in acute medical and nursing practice. King: The Quality of Life of People with Multiple Sclerosis and Their Partners: Newly Diagnosed versus Long Term Diagnosed.
11:30 - 12:00pm O'Connor: Damning with faint praise: Indefensible weaknesses in health-related quality of life instruments. Austin: The Quality of Life of Mentally Ill People Living in the Community.
12:00 - 12:30pm Kober: Factor Stability of the Schalock and Keith (1993) Quality of Life Questionnaire
Quality of Life and Health
Morris: Tertiary Students' Stories of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
12:30 - 1:30pm Lunch
Session Time Session One (A)
Subjective Quality of Life
Session One (A)
Psychological Well-being and the Natural Environment
VC's Office Chairperson:
Bob Cummins
Main Room Chairperson:
Richard Eckersley
1:30 - 2:00pm Garretto: Life satisfaction homeostasis and the role of personality Gullone: Life in the 21st Century: Increasing Mental Health or Increasing Pathology?
2:00 - 2:30pm Cousins: The Subjective Quality of Life of Carers of People with Mental Illness. Bagot: Contact with nature and positive affect: An evolutionary analysis
2:30 - 3:00pm Misajon: Quality of Life and Sense of Coherence in People with Arthritis Shaw: Children and Nature
3:00 - 3:30pm Afternoon Tea
Session Time Session Three Conceptual Issues in Quality of Life Study
Chairperson: Eleonora Gullone
3:30 - 4:00pm Prilleltensky: Balancing personal, relational, and collective wellness.
4:00 - 4:30pm Croft: Perceived control and subjective well-being.
4:30 - 5:00pm Eckersley: A national index of subjective well-being.
5:00 - 5:30pm Drinks and Quality of Life Centre Launch
5:30 - 6:00pm General Discussion: OzQol to be chaired by Bob Cummins