Emotional eating and eating psychopathology in nonclinical groups: a cross-cultural comparison of women in Japan and the United Kingdom.

@article{Waller1999EmotionalEA,
  title={Emotional eating and eating psychopathology in nonclinical groups: a cross-cultural comparison of women in Japan and the United Kingdom.},
  author={Glenn Waller and M Matoba},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  year={1999},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={333-40}
}
OBJECTIVE Emotional eating is associated with eating psychopathology among Western populations. It is not known whether the same conclusions hold in non-Western cultures, where norms for emotional expression differ. This study examined whether emotional eating has the same eating psychopathology correlates in different cultures. METHOD Three groups of nonclinical women were compared-Japanese living in Japan; Japanese living in the United Kingdom; and British living in the United Kingdom. They… CONTINUE READING

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