An Evaluation of the Italian Version of the Yale Food Addiction Scale in Obese Adult Inpatients Engaged in a 1-Month-Weight-Loss Treatment.

@article{Ceccarini2015AnEO,
  title={An Evaluation of the Italian Version of the Yale Food Addiction Scale in Obese Adult Inpatients Engaged in a 1-Month-Weight-Loss Treatment.},
  author={Martina Ceccarini and Gian Mauro Manzoni and Gianluca Castelnuovo and Enrico Molinari},
  journal={Journal of medicinal food},
  year={2015},
  volume={18 11},
  pages={1281-7}
}
Addiction is a compulsive need for and use of a specific substance leading to a habit, tolerance, and psychophysiological symptoms. Excessive food consumption is similar to that of substance addiction. Some individuals who have trouble losing weight display addictive eating symptoms. To investigate food addiction in a sample of obese adults referred to hospital for a 1-month-weight-loss treatment. The Italian version of the Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS-16) was used as a screening tool in 88… CONTINUE READING

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