Examines six different environmental approaches to measuring quality of life: philosophical, sociological, economic (standard of living), behavioral, scientific, and medical. Also examines the person-centered quality of life model: activation (increasing one's level of activity, both physical and mental), resourcefulness (making good use of resources), and mastery (acquiring and maintaining a sense of control through one's skills).
Instructional videos produced by the Recreation Therapy Video (RTV) Project directed by Professor David R. Austin, Ph.D., CTRS, of Indiana University. The RTV Project was made possible through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
Interviewer: David R. Austin; interviewee: David M. Compton.