Correlates of food addiction in obese individuals seeking bariatric surgery.

  title={Correlates of food addiction in obese individuals seeking bariatric surgery.},
  author={Adrian Meule and Daniela Heckel and Christian Jurowich and Claus V{\"o}gele and Andrzej K{\"u}bler},
  journal={Clinical obesity},
  volume={4 4},
Recent evidence suggests that palatable, high-calorie foods may have an addictive potential. Accordingly, obesity and overconsumption of such foods have been associated with addiction-like eating behaviour. The present study investigated whether individuals with obesity can be classified as food-addicted and which factors would differentiate between food-addicted and non-addicted individuals. We administered the German version of the Yale Food Addiction Scale and other questionnaires to obese… CONTINUE READING
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