publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Acute hunger modifies responses on the Three Factor Eating Questionnaire hunger and disinhibition, but not restraint, scales

Yeomans, Martin R.; McCrickerd, Keri;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Mar 2017
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
It is widely assumed that responses on the Three Factor Eating Questionnaire (TFEQ) represent long-term (trait) attitudes to eating behaviour. However, the questionnaire requires agreement with a number of food related statements, and it is possible that some are easier to agree with when assessed hungry than sated. To test this potential state-dependency, participants completed a 100 mm visual analogue scale rating of their current hunger at the time they completed the TFEQ. Data were collected from two cohorts: Cohort 1 (507 women and 119 men) completed both measures on paper, while the hunger rating was computerised in Cohort 2 (179 women). Regression analysi...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: digestive, oral, and skin physiology
free text keywords: Nutrition and Dietetics, General Psychology, Trait, Psychology, Social psychology, Three-Factor Eating Questionnaire, Visual analogue scale, Cohort, Cohort study, Regression analysis, Young adult, Disinhibition, medicine.symptom, medicine
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Acute hunger modifies responses on the Three Factor Eating Questionnaire hunger and disinhibition, but not restraint, scales

Yeomans, Martin R.; McCrickerd, Keri;