Palatable Eating Motives: Coping Subscale

Measure Definition:

This is a four-item coping subscale of the PEMs self-report scale that measures eating behavior as a means of dealing with problems and negative feelings.



Construct Definition (and Source):

Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal. (MeSH)

Selected References

Citation PubMed ID

Burgess, E. E., Turan, B., Lokken, K. L., Morse, A., & Boggiano, M. M. (2014). Profiling motives behind hedonic eating. Preliminary validation of the Palatable Eating Motives Scale. Appetite, 72, 66–72.