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Daily hassles and emotional eating in obese adolescents under restricted dietary conditions--the role of ruminative thinking.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18339445     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Emotional eating is conceptualized as eating in response to negative affect or distress and is discussed as a mechanism leading to eating binges. Recent evidence suggests that eating may not only be triggered by negative affect, but also ruminative thinking. We report results of an experience sampling study examining the role of rumination for emotional eating in 16 obese adolescents (M=15.5 years, S.D.=1.4; range 14-17, body mass index M = 31.1 kgm(-2), S.D.=5.5) under restricted dietary conditions. We hypothesized that daily hassles type of stress predicted the individuals' desire to eat, with the predictive value further increased when negative affect and rumination were accounted for. The results of mixed regression modeling were in line with our predictions, suggesting a significant contribution of ruminative thinking to the mechanisms of negative affect induced eating.
Authors:
Thomas Kubiak; Claus Vögele; Mareike Siering; Ralf Schiel; Hannelore Weber
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2008-02-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Appetite     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0195-6663     ISO Abbreviation:  Appetite     Publication Date:  2008 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-05-05     Completed Date:  2008-10-14     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8006808     Medline TA:  Appetite     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  206-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institute of Psychology, University of Greifswald, Franz-Mehring-Str. 47, D-17487 Greifswald, Germany. kubiak@uni-greifswald.de
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adolescent Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Body Mass Index
Bulimia / epidemiology,  psychology
Caloric Restriction
Diet Records
Eating / psychology*
Emotions*
Female
Humans
Obesity / psychology*
Predictive Value of Tests
Psychometrics
Stress, Psychological*
Thinking*

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