Psychology of Habits

Robin Mazzariello (Editor)

Series: Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions
BISAC: PSY013000

An important consideration in clinical nutrition management is food habits. The psychology of food habits is very interesting and can be useful for management of nutritional problems. Specific eating habits are accompanied by changes in the patient’s own body perception, psychological well-being and interpersonal relationships. The dissatisfaction with one’s own appearance and the pursuit to reduce body mass start to be in the center of the patient’s attention which may result in various psycho-pathological symptoms.

This book focuses on the psychological well-being and attitude towards one’s own sexuality in females with eating disorders; sleep, television, texting and computer habits in schoolchildren and adolescents that are overweight; the psychology of food habits in an Indochina context; and the disordered eating habits among adolescents. (Imprint: Nova)



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Table of Contents


Psychological Wellbeing and Attitude Towards One’s Own Sexuality in Female Users of Polish Websites on Eating Disorders
(Monika Bąk-Sosnowska, Katarzyna Potempa, Mateusz Warchał, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland, and others)

Sleep, Television, Texting and Computer Habits and Overweightness in Schoolchildren and Adolescents
(Pernilla Garmy, Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, and others)

Psychology of Holy Food Habits, Feast and Fast, in Indochina Context
(Beuy Joob, Viroj Wiwanitkit, Sanitation 1 Medical Academic Center, Thailand, and others)

Disordered Eating Habits among Adolescents
(Patricia Mawusi Amos, Freda Dzifa Intiful, Theresa Antwi, Christina Ammah, Ruth Adisetu Pobee, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana, and others)


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