Quality of Life
People seek mental health treatment for many reasons, ranging from life-threatening behaviors to seeking to learn ways to cope with challenges and be at peace with difficult situations that cannot be changed. Often a goal is to have an improved Quality of Life, or an overall sense of well-being, with the ability to enjoy life and relationships, and to feel fulfilled.
On admission, participants reported an average 38.32% overall quality of life (SD = 19.80). After initial treatment phase, they reported an average 78.66% quality of life (SD = 16.36).
Patients report an average of 40.34 percentage points increase in quality of life.
Quality of Life measured by Marsha Linehan's BSL-23.