Assessing Weight‐Related Quality of Life in Adolescents

Assessing Weight‐Related Quality of Life in Adolescents Objective: The development of a new weight‐related measure to assess quality of life in adolescents [Impact of Weight on Quality of Life (IWQOL)‐Kids] is described. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Obesity Wiley

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Wiley
Copyright
Copyright © 2006 Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company
ISSN
1930-7381
eISSN
1930-739X
DOI
10.1038/oby.2006.59
pmid
16648616
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Abstract

Objective: The development of a new weight‐related measure to assess quality of life in adolescents [Impact of Weight on Quality of Life (IWQOL)‐Kids] is described.

Journal

ObesityWiley

Published: Mar 1, 2006

Keywords: ; ; ; ;

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