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Reduction of Emotional Eating After and Behavior Change Program in Obesity

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Last updated:21st Nov 2013
Recent studies show that overweight people have a greater sensitivity to the rewarding aspect of food due to the disturbance of the dopaminergic system. These perturbations lead to a greater amount of food to satisfy this rewarding aspect. Then, this rewarding aspect to food would also facilitate food intake related to emotions, whether they are positive or negative. However, the food intake in response to emotions can be modulated by physical activity. But, there are no interventional studies in the literature examining the behavioral and biological factors related to emotional eating together with the fact, there are few data on the explanatory mechanisms. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the predictive factors of emotional eating 6 months after a behavior change program adapted to the motivational state and to identify the its underlying mechanisms
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Study start date 2013-11-21

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