Dietary habits of patients with schizophrenia: a self-reported questionnaire survey.

@article{SimonelliMuoz2012DietaryHO,
  title={Dietary habits of patients with schizophrenia: a self-reported questionnaire survey.},
  author={Agust{\'i}n Javier Simonelli-Mu{\~n}oz and Mar{\'i}a Isabel Fortea and Pilar Salorio and Juana I Gallego-G{\'o}mez and Sonia S{\'a}nchez-Bautista and Seraf{\'i}n Balanza},
  journal={International journal of mental health nursing},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={220-8}
}
The present study was carried out to determine the dietary habits of patients with schizophrenia and the influence of these habits on the degree of obesity. The study was developed in a sample of 159 patients, who were given a self-reported questionnaire, to ascertain the influence of socio-familiar aspects, pharmacological treatment, and dietary habits. Anthropometric measurements (body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC)) were also taken. Patients with schizophrenia presented… CONTINUE READING