Mood and Eating Behaviour

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  • Created on: 18-04-16 20:40
  • Mood can be affected by stress either by a general effect: stress changes a person's consumption of food generally by creating physiological changes or by individual differences where stress influences eating practices in particular groups of people.
  • This can occur due to differences in childhood experiences of food, attitudes towards eating or variations in biology that cause dissimilarities in vulnerability to the effects of the stress. 
  • Those with vulnerability eat more and those without eat less. 
  • GARG STUDY (people in a sad mood eat hedonistic food in an


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