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Quality of life assessment in obesity: physical, psychological, and social function.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3325424     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article examines the value of including patients' well being in the clinical assessment of obesity. It also deals with health status measures and the current state of so-called quality-of-life research. The few and limited studies of quality of life in obesity are reviewed and preliminary results of our own work are presented.
Authors:
M B Sullivan; L G Sullivan; J G Kral
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gastroenterology clinics of North America     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0889-8553     ISO Abbreviation:  Gastroenterol. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  1987 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-03-25     Completed Date:  1988-03-25     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8706257     Medline TA:  Gastroenterol Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  433-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Social Work, Sahlgren's Hospital, University of Göteborg, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adaptation, Psychological
Disability Evaluation
Female
Health Status Indicators
Humans
Male
Obesity, Morbid / psychology*
Psychometrics / methods
Quality of Life*
Social Adjustment

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