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Food Addiction: Fact or Fiction?

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Alberts, H J E M, Thewissen, R., & Raes, L. (2012). Dealing with problematic eating behaviour. the effects of a mindfulness-based intervention on eating behaviour, food cravings, dichotomous thinking and body image concern. Appetite, 58(3), 847-851. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2012.01.009

Hebebrand, J.,  et al. (2014).  “Eating addiction” rather than “food addiction”, better captures addictive-like eating behavior.  Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 47, 295-306

Lacaille, J., Ly, J., Zacchia, N., Bourkas, S., Glaser, E., & Knaeuper, B. (2014). The effects of three mindfulness skills on chocolate cravings. Appetite, 76, 101-112. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2014.01.072

Meule, A., & Gearhardt, A. N. (2014). Five years of the yale food addiction scale: Taking stock and moving forward. Current Addiction Reports, 1(3), 193-205. doi:10.1007/s40429-014-0021-z (order via Interlibrary Loan using the Article Locator link from Summon)

Symposium:  Food Addiction Fact or Fiction? - Journal of Nutrition, March 2009

Corwin, R. L., & Grigson, P. S. (2009). Symposium overview-food addiction: Fact or fiction?1-3. The Journal of Nutrition, 139(3), 617-9

Pelchat, M. L. (2009). Food addiction in Humans1-3. The Journal of Nutrition, 139(3), 2.

Avena, N. M., Rada, P., & Hoebel, B. G. (2009). Sugar and fat bingeing have notable differences in addictive-like Behavior1-3. The Journal of Nutrition, 139(3), 623-8

Lutter, M., & Nestler, E. J. (2009). Homeostatic and hedonic signals interact in the regulation of food Intake1-3. The Journal of Nutrition, 139(3), 629-32


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