It is accepted that chocolate has a hedonistic appeal to most people; based on sight, colour, preparation, memories of past chocolate experiences, texture and taste. Yet many people are attracted to chocolate for other reasons, frequently suggesting that it settles stress, anxiety and depression. In essence, that it also has a beneficial impact on mood, and such a claim is the focus of this chapter.
KeywordsBinge Eater Emotional Dysregulation Emotional Eating Rejection Sensitivity Food Craving
This paper was supported by funding from an NHMRC Program Grant (510135) and preparation assisted by Amelia Paterson.
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