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  • The present study tested an alternative hypothesis stating that high emotional eating scores are indicative of a susceptibility to use negative affect as a confabulated, post-hoc reason to explain overeating.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The present study is the first to investigate the association between emotional suppression and overeating in individuals with overweight.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Abstract Based on recent studies indicating that emotional eating is not the clearly defined problem it is often thought to be, the present study investigated whether emotional eaters overeat merely in response to negative emotional cues, or to other[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Thus, this information could be presented to individuals along with other more well publicized health risks and consequences during weight control counseling.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • For example, if a person’s parents were overcontrolling or not present, that person may not have had good role models for eating. Compulsions typically follow obsessions, which reduce anxiety.[urmc.rochester.edu]
Weight Gain
  • Overeating is the excess food consumed in relation to the energy that an organism expends (or expels via excretion), leading to weight gaining and often obesity. It may be regarded as an eating disorder.[en.wikipedia.org]
  • Weight Gain Unhealthy weight gain is one of the biggest dangers associated with eating too much. When you take in more calories than you're able to burn, you'll start packing on the pounds.[healthyeating.sfgate.com]
  • The aim of this study was to calculate additional costs from medical, gasoline, and increased caloric needs that result from weight gain attributable to overeating and thus provide consumers with added incentive not to upsize their meal, or overeat in[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Abstract Emotional eating, or eating in response to negative emotions rather than internal hunger cues, has been related to many maladaptive eating patterns that contribute to weight gain and obesity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Eating when we should be sleeping, for example, may increase the risk of weight gain, as the body is more likely to turn nighttime calories into fat rather than burning them off.[healthland.time.com]
  • These are the compulsive eater's nightmares—a long-time pattern of recrimination and guilt that ultimately leads to more overeating and more weight gain.[overcomingovereating.com]
  • The present study tested an alternative hypothesis stating that high emotional eating scores are indicative of a susceptibility to use negative affect as a confabulated, post-hoc reason to explain overeating.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]


  • One hundred and seventeen treatment-seeking overweight and obese 8-12year-old children and their parents completed the study.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • As secondary outcomes, perceived dieting success was enhanced after the treatment. At follow-up, additional beneficial effects on trait food craving were observed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • As a result, our full knowledge about successful compulsive overeating treatment is integrated into each woman’s treatment plan.[timberlineknolls.com]
  • Types of compulsive overeating treatment offered at Structure House At Structure House, we are fully committed to providing our participants with the treatment they need not only to lose weight, but to change their overall lifestyle for the better.[structurehouse.com]
  • The good news is that most people do well in treatment and can overcome binge eating. Treatment can save the life of someone with an eating disorder.[drweil.com]


  • Data ranging from highly controlled metabolic studies to large-scale epidemiological and ecological analysis illustrate the strong interactions between diet and physical activity in relationship to the over-consumption of energy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Growing evidence has linked healthy weight with getting adequate sleep, and in a new report presented at the American Heart Association’s annual Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism conference, researchers found that[healthland.time.com]
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  • Results of this study have implications for both the prevention of disordered eating behaviors and childhood obesity prevention programs, suggesting the need to assist children in learning how to self-regulate in the presence of food.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Home Family Medicine Kids Health: Overeating Prevention Overeating and Overweight Infants and Toddlers: Prevention The main cause for excess weight is overeating.[wsupgdocs.org]
  • Compulsive overeating can’t always be prevented, especially when the condition has roots in childhood.[urmc.rochester.edu]
  • These finding suggest that these phenotypes can potentially be used to identify high risk groups, inform prevention and intervention targets, and develop specific treatments for these behavioral phenotypes. Copyright 2014. Published by Elsevier Ltd.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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