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The Psychology of Eating: From Healthy to Disordered Behavior
Second edition
by Jane Ogden

The Psychology of Eating: From Healthy to Disordered Behavior presents an overview of the latest research into a wide range of eating-related behaviors

  • Features the most up-to-date research relating to eating behavior
  • Integrates psychological knowledge with several other disciplines
  • Written in a lively, accessible style
  • Supplemented with illustrations and maps to make literature more approachable


Chapter 1: Introduction

  • The Aim of This Book
  • The Focus of This Book
  • The Structure of This Book
  • Further Reading

Chapter 2: Healthy Eating

  • What Is Healthy Eating
  • The Role of Diet in Contributing to Illness
  • The Role of Diet in Treating Illness
  • Who Has a Healthy Diet
  • The Impact of Health Concerns
  • Note on Measuring Food Intake

Chapter 3: Food Choice

  • Developmental Models of Food Choice
  • Cognitive Models of Food Choice
  • Psychophysiological Models of Food Choice

Chapter 4: The Meaning of Food

  • Food Classification Systems
  • Food as a Statement of the Self
  • Food as Social Interaction
  • Food as Cultural Identity
  • Measuring Beliefs About the Meaning of Food

Chapter 5: The Meaning of Size

  • Media Representations
  • The Meaning of Sex
  • The Meaning of Size

Chapter 6: Body Dissatisfaction

  • What Is Body Dissatisfaction
  • Who Is Dissatisfied With Their Body
  • Causes of Body Dissatisfaction
  • Consequences of Body Dissatisfaction

Chapter 7: Dieting

  • Putting Dieting in Context
  • The Dieting Industry
  • What Is Dieting
  • Dieting and Overeating
  • The Consequences of Dieting
  • Problems With Restraint Theory

Chapter 8: Obesity

  • What Is Obesity
  • How Common Is Obesity
  • What Are the Consequences of Obesity
  • What Are the Causes of Obesity
  • Physiological Theories
  • The Obesogenic Environment
  • Problems With Obesity Research

Chapter 9: Obesity Treatment

  • Doctors’ Beliefs About Obesity
  • Dietary Interventions
  • Should Obesity Be Treated at All
  • The Treatment Alternatives
  • The Success Stories
  • Preventing Obesity

Chapter 10: Eating Disorders

  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • What Are the Consequences of Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • What Are the Consequences of Bulimia Nervosa
  • Causes of Eating Disorders

Chapter 11: Treating Eating Disorders

  • Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Inpatient Treatment
  • An Integrated Approach to Treatment

Chapter 12: An Integrated Model of Diet

  • A Summary of the Literature on Diet
  • Common Themes Across the Literature on Eating Behavior
  • An Integrated Model of Diet


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The Psychology of Eating:
From Healthy to Disordered Behavior

Second edition
by Jane Ogden

2010 • 378 pages • $103.95 + shipping
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