Unsupportive social interactions influence emotional eating behaviors. The role of coping styles as mediators.

@article{Raspopow2013UnsupportiveSI,
  title={Unsupportive social interactions influence emotional eating behaviors. The role of coping styles as mediators.},
  author={Kate Raspopow and Kimberly Matheson and Alfonso Abizaid and Hymie Anisman},
  journal={Appetite},
  year={2013},
  volume={62},
  pages={143-9}
}
Psychopathologies, such as depression, are frequently accompanied by poor coping strategies, including impaired social support resources. As well, unsupportive social interactions have been related to adverse health outcomes beyond any contribution of limited social support resources. There is reason to believe that increased eating associated with stressors represents a method of coping, albeit one that has negative consequences. The present investigation examined the relation between both… CONTINUE READING