Food craving: Food-Craving Questionnaire – Trait


Authors: M. Světlák 1,2;  M. Černík 1
Authors‘ workplace: Masarykova univerzita, Brno Lékařská fakulta Fyziologický ústav Přednostka: prof. MUDr. Nataša Honzíková, CSc. 1;  Univerzita Karlova, Praha 1. lékařská fakulta Psychiatrická klinika 2;  Přednosta: prof. MUDr. Jiří Raboch, DrSc. 2
Published in: Prakt. Lék. 2010; 90(1): 44-47
Category: In diferent

Overview

Recent findings show that food craving is strongly related to body weight and causes excessive eating patterns observed in obesity, binge eating and bulimia nervosa and its severity represents a good predictor of relapse. Our study aimed to validate the Czech translation of the General Food-Craving Questionnaire - Trait (G-FCQ-T) that currently represents one of the most reliable tools for food craving measurement. In order to achieve this goal we measured indices of food craving in 257 university students. The statistical analysis of the acquired data revealed that the Czech version of the G-FCQ-T has satisfactory psychometric properties and it is ready to be used in common clinical practice.

Key words:
General Food-Craving Questionnaire – Trait, food craving, obesity therapy, weight control.


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