Factors affecting attitudes to food and/or eating behaviour

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1. What did Birch and Fisher find?

  • Media was a large influencer in what people ate and what they thought of certain foods
  • Mother's beliefs on the likelihood of their daughter becoming overweight predictor of their daughter's eating behaviour
  • Correlation between parent's eating habits and body dissatisfaction and children's eating habitats and body dissatisfaction
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2. Which study found that those of higher social class had better body satisfaction?

  • Strieigel-Moore et al.
  • Story et al.
  • Siever
  • Dornnbursch

3. Which study found that in America the higher class had a greater desire to be thin and were more likely to become thin?

  • Brown and Ogden
  • Dornnbursch
  • Strieigel-Moore et al.
  • Siever

4. Which study report that media was a large influencer in what people ate and what they thought of certain foods?

  • Birch and Fisher
  • MacIntyre et al.
  • Brown and Ogden
  • Powell and Khan

5. What did Mumford et al find?

  • Black girls wanted to be thin more than white girls
  • There's a higher occurrence of bulimia in Asian Schoolgirls than in their white counterparts
  • Media was a large influencer in what people ate and what they thought of certain foods
  • White girls were more likely to have a lower body satisfaction

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