Twenty Years of the Food Cravings Questionnaires: a Comprehensive Review

@article{Meule2020TwentyYO,
  title={Twenty Years of the Food Cravings Questionnaires: a Comprehensive Review},
  author={Adrian Meule},
  journal={Current Addiction Reports},
  year={2020},
  volume={7},
  pages={30-43}
}
  • A. Meule
  • Published 12 February 2020
  • Psychology
  • Current Addiction Reports
Purpose of Review The Food Cravings Questionnaires (FCQs; Cepeda-Benito, Gleaves, Williams, & Erath, 2000) are among the most widely used instruments for measuring food cravings. In addition to the Food Cravings Questionnaire–Trait (FCQ–T) and the Food Cravings Questionnaire–State (FCQ–S), several modified versions have been developed as well. For their 20th anniversary, this article provides a comprehensive description of the FCQs and reviews studies on their psychometric properties and… 
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