Hyperphagia in Foster Care Children


Hyperphagia, defined as excessive appetite, characterized by a grossly increased intake of and constant searching for food, was noted in a group of 15 foster children evaluated for developmental impairment or behavioral management problems. Caretakers described these children's eating habits as showing a driven quality without achievement of satiety or… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-198704010-00084


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@article{Diamond1987HyperphagiaIF, title={Hyperphagia in Foster Care Children}, author={Gary Diamond and Janet M Demb and Ruth K Kaminer and Bee Soles}, journal={Pediatric Research}, year={1987}, volume={21}, pages={180A-180A} }