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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Understanding the Shared Parent-Child Feeding Environment

item Swanson, Marilyn
item Hughes, Sheryl

Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 3/1/2007
Publication Date: 5/1/2007
Citation: Swanson, M.A., Hughes, S.O. 2007. Understanding the shared parent-child feeding environment [abstract]. The Children, Youth, and Families at Risk Conference, May 1-4, 2007, Chicago, Illinois. Publication No. 21C.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Before three years of age, children’s eating is driven by hunger. After age three, parental cues influence their eating behaviors. Using a newly designed instrument to identify parental feeding behaviors, participants will practice identifying behaviors in the context of emotional affect. Participants will also gather insight on how the shared parent-child feeding environment may manifest itself differently for different ethnic groups.

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