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Title: Measuring the health-related quality of life of teenagers with food-hypersensitivity
Author: Mackenzie, Heather Elizabeth
ISNI:       0000 0004 2672 3274
Awarding Body: University of Portsmouth
Current Institution: University of Portsmouth
Date of Award: 2009
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A disease-specific HRQL measure is essential to evaluate the impact of interventions on the HRQL of teenagers with FHS, who are coping with increasing responsibility for their FHS. However, there is no such measure for teenagers with FHS living in the UK. Hence, the aims of this research were to (i) describe the personal experiences of teenagers with FHS (ii) develop a disease-specific HRQL measure for this group and (iii) evaluate the reliability and validity of the HRQL measure.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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