An instrument to assess quality of life in relation to nutrition: item generation, item reduction and initial validation

@inproceedings{Schnemann2010AnIT,
  title={An instrument to assess quality of life in relation to nutrition: item generation, item reduction and initial validation},
  author={Holger J. Sch{\"u}nemann and Francesca Sperati and Maddalena Barba and Nancy A Santesso and Camilla Melegari and Elie A. Akl and Gordon H. Guyatt and Paola Muti},
  booktitle={Health and quality of life outcomes},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND It is arguable that modification of diet, given its potential for positive health outcomes, should be widely advocated and adopted. However, food intake, as a basic human need, and its modification may be accompanied by sensations of both pleasure and despondency and may consequently affect to quality of life (QoL). Thus, the feasibility and success of dietary changes will depend, at least partly, on whether potential negative influences on QoL can be avoided. This is of particular… CONTINUE READING
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