Childhood obesity is associated with many well established health risks as well as high annual public health costs. Because of this, the childhood obesity literature has highlighted the need to detect at-risk groups in order to implement targeted preventions. Emotional eating has been identified as an unhealthy behavior and a risk factor for overweight status among children though very little is known about what predisposes children to emotionally eat.
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- Partial requirement for: M.A., Arizona State University, 2016Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages (40-49)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Psychology