Development and preliminary validation of a silhouette satiety scale for children.

@article{Faith2002DevelopmentAP,
  title={Development and preliminary validation of a silhouette satiety scale for children.},
  author={Myles S Faith and Marjan Kermanshah and Harry R. Kissileff},
  journal={Physiology & behavior},
  year={2002},
  volume={76 2},
  pages={173-8}
}
The purpose of this study was to determine whether young children are capable of using pictorial silhouettes to quantify feelings of satiety and provide preliminary data on the validity of this method. Subjects were 20 children, 4-6 years old, recruited from a preschool. We hypothesized that subjects would be able to use the silhouettes to communicate different levels of satiety when imagining eating situations associated with different levels of fullness. The study was conducted in three… CONTINUE READING

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