Eating self-efficacy: validation of a new brief scale

  title={Eating self-efficacy: validation of a new brief scale},
  author={Caterina Lombardo and Silvia Cerolini and Fabio Alivernini and Andrea Ballesio and C Violani and Mariana Fernandes and Fabio Lucidi},
  journal={Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity},
  • C. LombardoS. Cerolini F. Lucidi
  • Published 1 February 2020
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity
Purpose Eating self-efficacy (ESE) is the belief in one’s ability to self-regulate eating. Social and emotional situations may be differently challenging depending on the individual eating habits, body mass index and affects. Several ESE scales have been developed but most of them focus on weight management, dieting or healthy eating. The aim of the study was to validate a new brief scale assessing ESE in situations in which people face social or emotional pressures for excessive food intake… 

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