Families on the balance: eating behaviour and weight status of adolescents and their families

    Research output: Thesispromoter, other


    This dissertation focusses on three eating styles: Emotional eating which is the tendency to eat in response to emotional (dis)stress, external eating which is the tendency to eat in response to food cues, and restrained eating which is the tendency to restrict food intake in order to loose weight or prevent weight gain.
    Original languageEnglish
    QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
    Awarding Institution
    • Radboud University Nijmegen
    • Engels, R.C.M.E., Promotor, External person
    • Janssens, J.M.A.M., Promotor, External person
    • van Strien, T., Promotor, External person
    Award date15 Jan 2010
    Place of PublicationDen Haag
    Print ISBNs9789090249452
    Publication statusPublished - 2010



    • feeding habits
    • eating
    • compulsive eating
    • mental stress
    • emotions
    • behaviour
    • adolescents
    • families

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