Quality of Life Measurement in Dermatology

For two decades the Wales College of Medicine Department of Dermatology has played a major role in the development and validation of Quality of Life measures for use in dermatology. The following are the Key Quality of Life measures developed by this team. Click on each for more details, including full text, translations, instructions and references to their use.

The Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI)

The Children's Dermatology Life Quality Index (CDLQI): text version and cartoon version

The Family Dermatology Life Quality Index (FDLQI)   (New!!)

The Psoriasis Disability Index (PDI)

The Dermatitis Family Impact Questionnaire (DFI)

The Infant's Dermatitis Quality of Life Index (IDQOL)

The Cardiff Acne Disability Index (CADI)

There are over 90 articles and over 90 published abstracts from Professor Finlay and colleagues in this area.
Click here for Key references or full reference list

For more information please contact:
Professor Andrew Y Finlay
+44 29 2074 4721

Last modified 01 June 2007
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