Outline and Evaluate attitudes to eating behaviour

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Outline and Evaluate attitudes to eating behaviour
1 Cultural Differences
1.1 Ethnicity
1.1.1 Striegel-moore et al - Found evidence of 'drive for thinness' among black girls
1.1.2 Munford et al - Incident of bulimia greater amongst asian school girls
1.2 Social Class
1.2.1 Dornbusch et al - Higher class females equals greater desire to eb thin and more likely to diet
1.2.2 Story et al - Study on American Students, higher social class was related to greater satisfaction with weight and lower rates of weight control and behaviour (like vomiting)
2 Social Learning
2.1 Media Effects
2.1.1 MacIntyre et al - Media has a major impact both on what people eat and attitudes to foods
2.2 Parental Modelling
2.2.1 Meyer + Gast - Significant positive correlation on peer influence + disordered eating
2.2.2 Birch + Fisher - Best predictors of daughter's eating behaviour is mother's dietary restrain
3 Mood and Eating
3.1 Comfort and eating
3.1.1 Parker at al - Chocolate has antidepressant effect for some but is likely to prolong negative mood if repeated intake
3.1.2 Garg et al - People who feel sad want to 'jolt themselves out of dumps' therefore are more likely to snack
3.2 Binge eating
3.2.1 Studies support a drop in mood after eating
4 Gender Bias - Siever -Only studies made on women's attitudes to eating but homosexuality is a risk factor in development of disordered eating attitudes
5 Reductionist - Oversimplifies a complex process. Focuses on environment and ignores biological factors e.g evolutionary
6 Generalisation - Studies come from variety of groups. Some clinical other sub-clinical and non-clinical. Limits on degree to which we can generalise studies therefore
7 Rozin et al - Food functions differently in the minds and lives of people from different cultures
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