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Construct validation of the Restraint Scale in normal-weight and overweight females
The Restraint Scale (RS) is a widely used measure to assess restrained eating. The purpose of this study was to examine the construct validity of the RS in a sample of normal-weight (n=349) andExpand
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Mimicry of Food Intake: The Dynamic Interplay between Eating Companions
Numerous studies have shown that people adjust their intake directly to that of their eating companions; they eat more when others eat more, and less when others inhibit intake. A potentialExpand
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The Eating Disorder Diagnostic Scale: psychometric features within a clinical population and a cut-off point to differentiate clinical patients from healthy controls.
The Eating Disorder Diagnostic Scale (EDDS) is a brief self-report measure for diagnosing anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. Research has provided evidence of theExpand
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Binge Eating and its Relationship to Outcome after Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
Background: The aim of this cross-sectional study was to examine short and long-term eating behavior after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) and the relationship of binge eating withExpand
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Effects of social modeling on young women's nutrient-dense food intake
We examined whether a same-sex peer's vegetable consumption would predict the number of vegetable pieces eaten by the participant. A total of 116 Dutch women (M age = 20.28; M BMI = 21.68)Expand
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Cognitive and emotional characteristics of alexithymia: a review of neurobiological studies.
OBJECTIVE To review neurobiological studies of alexithymia in order to achieve a better understanding of the relationship between alexithymia and psychosomatic diseases and psychiatric illnesses. Expand
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How parental dietary behavior and food parenting practices affect children's dietary behavior. Interacting sources of influence?
Until now, the literatures on the effects of food parenting practices and parents' own dietary behavior on children's dietary behavior have largely been independent from one another. IntegratingExpand
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Peer influence on snacking behavior in adolescence
To examine the association of adolescents' snack and soft drink consumption with friendship group snack and soft drink consumption, availability of snacks and soft drinks at school, and personalExpand
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Personality as a predictor of weight loss maintenance after surgery for morbid obesity.
OBJECTIVE Personality characteristics are assumed to underlie health behaviors and, thus, a variety of health outcomes. Our aim was to examine prospectively whether personality traits predict short-Expand
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Validity of self-reported weight and height and predictors of weight bias in female college students
Main objectives of the present study were to examine (i) the accuracy of using female college students' self-reports of weight and height in estimating rates of overweight and (ii) whether dietaryExpand
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