publication . Article . 2016

Development of eating behavior: the way from infancy to adolescence. Review of foreign studies

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  • Published: 01 Feb 2016 Journal: Клиническая и специальная психология, volume 4, pages 1-19 (eissn: 2304-0394, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Federal State-Financed Educational Institution of Higher Education Moscow State University of Psychology and Education
Abstract
<jats:p>Studies examining development of eating behavior in different age groups are reviewed. Determinants of disordered eating attitudes from infancy to adolescent are particularly examined. Family environment and social context are general factors. Knowledge, attitudes and food preferences are individual factors. Eating habits in infancy, early childhood and preschool period related to parent’s eating attitudes; peers and social context are dominant in school period and adolescents. The most effective strategy is to prevent disordered eating attitudes in early childhood. Restriction and pressure are not effective strategies in developing healthy eating.</jats...
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Medical Subject Headings: digestive, oral, and skin physiology
free text keywords: food preferences, family environment, peers, social context, obesity, Psychology, Developmental psychology, Eating behavior, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R
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