Information processing of food cues in overweight and normal weight adolescents.

@article{Soetens2007InformationPO,
  title={Information processing of food cues in overweight and normal weight adolescents.},
  author={Barbara Soetens and Caroline Braet},
  journal={British journal of health psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 Pt 2},
  pages={285-304}
}
OBJECTIVES Based on cognitive theory (CT), the aim of this study is to investigate the cognitive processing of food cues in clinically overweight adolescents. DESIGN An experimental design with performance-based measures. METHODS Eighty-seven (45 overweight, 42 normal weight) adolescents between the ages of 12 and 18 years were examined. All completed an imbedded word task (IWT), containing high caloric food words and matched control words, as a measure of attention interference. A free… CONTINUE READING

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