Factors affecting attitudes to food and/or eating behaviour

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1. What did Strieigel-Moore et al. find?

  • White girls were more likely to have a lower body satisfaction
  • 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
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2. What did Birch and Fisher find?

  • 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
  • Media was a large influencer in what people ate and what they thought of certain foods

3. What did Ball and Kennedy find?

  • Positive correlation between the time spent in Australia of immigrants and the attitudes towards food of the woman who were born there
  • 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
  • Black girls wanted to be thin more than white girls

4. What did Brown and Ogden find?

  • white girls were more likely to have a lower body satisfaction
  • Correlation between parent's eating habits and body dissatisfaction and children's eating habitats and body dissatisfaction
  • 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

5. What did Mumford et al find?

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

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