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Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS)

The Yale Food Addiction Scale measuring dependency on high fat/high sugar foods as developed by Gearhardt et al (2009).

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Find peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS)

Gearhardt, A.N., Corbin, W.R., & Brownell, K.D. (2009). Preliminary validation of the Yale Food Addiction Scale. Appetite, 52, 430-436.

Ashley N. Gearhardt, William R. Corbin, Kelly D. Brownell. (2012) . Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS). Measurement Instrument Database for the Social Science. Retrieved from

Bayraktar, F., Erkman, F., & Kurtulus, E. (2012). Adaptation Study of Yale Food Addiction Scale. Klinik Psikofarmakoloji Bulteni, 22(1), S38.

Gearhardt, A., White, M., Masheb, R., Morgan, P., Crosby, R., & Grilo, C. (2012). An examination of the food addiction construct in obese patients with binge eating disorder. The International Journal of Eating Disorders, 45(5), 657-63.

Pursey, K., Stanwell, P., Gearhardt, A., Collins, C., & Burrows, T. (2014). The prevalence of food addiction as assessed by the Yale Food Addiction Scale: A systematic review. Nutrients, 6(10), 4552-90.

Pursey, K., Collins, C., Stanwell, P., & Burrows, T. (2016). The stability of 'food addiction' as assessed by the Yale Food Addiction Scale in a non-clinical population over 18-months. Appetite, 96, 533-8.

Gearhardt, A., Corbin, W., Brownell, K., & Petry, Nancy M. (2016). Development of the Yale Food Addiction Scale Version 2.0. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 30(1), 113-121.

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