WHO Quality of Life - Spirituality, Religiousness and Personal Beliefs

Original/alternative title:  WHOQOL SRPB


This tool was developed to collect international and cross-culturally comparable assessment data on spirituality/religion and personal beliefs and quality of life. The questions respond to the definition of Quality of Life as  individuals' perceptions of their position in life in the context of the culture and value systems in which they live and in relation to their goals, expectations, standards and concerns.

It is a self-administered or interviewer-administered questionnaire of 32 items.

Additional information

WHOQoL SRPB Group. "A cross-cultural study of spirituality, religion, and personal beliefs as components of quality of life." Social science & medicine 62.6 (2006): 1486-1497.

Skevington, Suzanne M., Keely Sarah Gunson, and Kathryn Ann O’connell. "Introducing the WHOQOL-SRPB BREF: developing a short-form instrument for assessing spiritual, religious and personal beliefs within quality of life." Quality of Life Research 22.5 (2013): 1073-1083.