"Chocolate Addiction": a Preliminary Study of its Description and its Relationship to Problem Eating

@article{Hetherington1993ChocolateAA,
  title={"Chocolate Addiction": a Preliminary Study of its Description and its Relationship to Problem Eating},
  author={Marion M. Hetherington and Jennifer Isabel Macdiarmid},
  journal={Appetite},
  year={1993},
  volume={21},
  pages={233-246}
}
Definitions of chocolate addiction and its potential relationship to dieting and problem eating were investigated in 50 individuals who identified themselves as "chocoholics". Respondents were interviewed and completed a battery of questionnaires on food cravings, eating, weight, dieting and depression. On average this sample consumed about 12 (60-g) bars of chocolate per week and craved chocolate about six times per week. Cravings and amount consumed were not significantly related but amount… Expand
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