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Effects of Dark Chocolate Consumption on Anxiety, Depressive Symptoms and Health-related Quality of Life Status among Cancer Patients

  title={Effects of Dark Chocolate Consumption on Anxiety, Depressive Symptoms and Health-related Quality of Life Status among Cancer Patients},
  author={Sy Wong},
  • Sy Wong
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine, Psychology
Anxiety and depressive symptoms (AD) are common among cancer patients and have been shown to adversely affect their health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Dark chocolate is popular for its beneficial effects on mood regulations. This study aims to assess the effects of dark chocolate consumption on AD and the HRQoL status among cancer patients. A sample of 133 cancer patients was recruited from three public hospitals in the East Coast Peninsular of Malaysia. The AD was assessed by the Malay… 

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