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Food Craving Questionnaire

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Element NameData TypeSizeRequiredDescriptionValue RangeNotesAliases
subjectkeyGUIDRequiredThe NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subjectNDAR*
src_subject_idString20RequiredSubject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_dateDateRequiredDate on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging was completed. MM/DD/YYYYRequired field
interview_ageIntegerRequiredAge in months at the time of the interview/test/sampling/imaging.0 :: 1260Age is rounded to chronological month. If the research participant is 15-days-old at time of interview, the appropriate value would be 0 months. If the participant is 16-days-old, the value would be 1 month.
genderString20RequiredSex of the subjectM;FM = Male; F = Female
fcq_s1IntegerRecommendedI have an intense desire to eat one or more specific foods1::51=Strongly agree; 5= Strongly disagree
fcq_s2IntegerRecommendedI'm craving one or more specific foods1::51=Strongly agree; 5= Strongly disagree
fcq_s3IntegerRecommendedI have an urge for one or more specific foods1::51=Strongly agree; 5= Strongly disagree
fcq_s4IntegerRecommendedEating one or more specific foods would make things seem just perfect.1::51=Strongly agree; 5= Strongly disagree
fcq_s5IntegerRecommendedIf I were to eat what I am craving, I am sure my mood would improve1::51=Strongly agree; 5= Strongly disagree
fcq_s6IntegerRecommendedEating one or more specific foods would make me feel wonderful1::51=Strongly agree; 5= Strongly disagree
fcq_s7IntegerRecommendedIf I ate something I wouldnt feel so sluggish and lethargic1::51=Strongly agree; 5= Strongly disagree
fcq_s8IntegerRecommendedSatisfying my craving would make me feel less grouchy and irritable1::51=Strongly agree; 5= Strongly disagree
fcq_s9IntegerRecommendedI would feel more alert if I could satisfy my craving1::51=Strongly agree; 5= Strongly disagree
fcq_s10IntegerRecommendedIf I have one or more specific foods, I cannot stop eating it.1::51=Strongly agree; 5= Strongly disagree
fcq_s11IntegerRecommendedMy desire to eat [one or more specific foods] seems overpowering1::51=Strongly agree; 5= Strongly disagree
fcq_s12IntegerRecommendedI know I'm going to keep on thinking about one or more specific foods until I actually have it.1::51=Strongly agree; 5= Strongly disagree
fcq_s13IntegerRecommendedI am hungry1::51=Strongly agree; 5= Strongly disagree
fcq_s14IntegerRecommendedIf I eat right now, my stomach wouldnt feel as empty1::51=Strongly agree; 5= Strongly disagree
fcq_s15IntegerRecommendedI feel weak because of not eating.1::51=Strongly agree; 5= Strongly disagree
fcq_t1IntegerRecommendedBeing with someone who is eating often makes me hungry1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t2IntegerRecommendedWhen I crave something, I know I wont be able to stop eating once I start.1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t3IntegerRecommendedIf I eat what I am craving, I often lose control and eat too much1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t4IntegerRecommendedI hate it when I give into cravings1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t5IntegerRecommendedFood cravings invariably make me think of ways to get what I want to eat.1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t6IntegerRecommendedI feel like I have food on my mind all the time.1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t7IntegerRecommendedI often feel guilty for craving certain foods.1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t8IntegerRecommendedI find myself preoccupied with food1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t9IntegerRecommendedI eat to feel better.1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t10IntegerRecommendedSometimes, eating makes things seem just perfect1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t11IntegerRecommendedThinking about my favorite foods makes my mouth water1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t12IntegerRecommendedI crave foods when my stomach is empty1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t13IntegerRecommendedI feel as if my body asks me for certain foods.1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t14IntegerRecommendedI get so hungry that my stomach seems like a bottomless pit.1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t15IntegerRecommendedEating what I crave makes me feel better1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t16IntegerRecommendedWhen I satisfy a craving I feel less depressed.1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t17IntegerRecommendedWhen I eat what I am craving I feel guilty about myself1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t18IntegerRecommendedWhenever I have cravings, I find myself making plans to eat.1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t19IntegerRecommendedEating calms me down.1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t20IntegerRecommendedI crave foods when I feel bored, angry, or sad1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t21IntegerRecommendedI feel less anxious after I eat.1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t22IntegerRecommendedIf I get what I am craving I cannot stop myself from eating it.1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t23IntegerRecommendedWhen I crave certain foods, I usually try to eat them as soon as I can1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t24IntegerRecommendedWhen I eat what I crave I feel great1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t25IntegerRecommendedI have no will power to resist my food crave1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t26IntegerRecommendedOnce I start eating, I have trouble stopping1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t27IntegerRecommendedI can't stop thinking about eating no matter how hard I try.1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t28IntegerRecommendedI spend a lot of time thinking about whatever it is I will eat next1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t29IntegerRecommendedIf I give in to a food craving, all control is lost.1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t30IntegerRecommendedI daydream about food1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t31IntegerRecommendedWhenever I have a food craving, I keep on thinking about eating until I actually eat the food1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t32IntegerRecommendedIf I am craving something, thoughts of eating it consume me.1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t33IntegerRecommendedIt is hard for me to resist the temptation to eat appetizing foods that are within reach.1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t34IntegerRecommendedWhenever I go to a buffet I end up eating more than what I needed.1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t35IntegerRecommendedWhen I am with someone who is overeating, I usually overeat too.1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t36IntegerRecommendedWhen I eat food, I feel comforted1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t37IntegerRecommendedWhen I'm stressed out, I crave food.1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t38IntegerRecommendedI crave foods when Im upset1::61=Never or Not Applicable; 6= Always
fcq_t_sumIntegerRecommendedFCQ Trait - Sumfcq-t_sum
fcq_s_sumIntegerRecommendedFCQ State - Sumfcq-s_sum
fcq_t_planIntegerRecommendedFCQ Trait - an intention and planning to consume food)fcq-t_plan
fcq_t_pos_rIntegerRecommendedFCQ Trait - anticipation of positive reinforcement that may result from eatingfcq-t_pos_r
fcq_t_neg_rIntegerRecommendedFCQ Trait- anticipation of relief from negative states and feelings as a result of eatingfcq-t_neg_r
fcq_t_lack_coIntegerRecommendedFCQ Trait- lack of control over eatingfcq-t_lack_co
fcq_t_thoughtsIntegerRecommendedFCQ Trait- thoughts or preoccupation with foodfcq-t_thoughts
fcq_t_hungerIntegerRecommendedFCQ Trait- craving as a physiological statefcq-t_hunger
fcq_t_emotionIntegerRecommendedFCQ Trait- Emotionfcq-t_emotion
fcq_t_environIntegerRecommendedFCQ Trait- cues that may trigger food cravingsfcq-t_environ
fcq_t_guiltIntegerRecommendedFCQ Trait- guilt that may be experienced as a result of cravings and/or giving into them.fcq-t_guilt
fcq_s_desireIntegerRecommendedFCQ State - an intense desire to eatfcq-s_desire
fcq_s_pos_rIntegerRecommendedFCQ State - anticipation of positive reinforcement that may result from eatingfcq-s_pos_r
fcq_s_neg_rIntegerRecommendedFCQ State - anticipation of relief from negative states and feelings as a result of hungerfcq-s_neg_r
fcq_s_lack_coIntegerRecommendedFCQ State - thoughts of preoccupation with food and lack of control over eatingfcq-s_lack_co
fcq_s_hungerIntegerRecommendedFCQ State - craving as a physiological statefcq-s_hunger
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