Emotion and eating in obesity? A critical analysis

Authors: Allison, D.B., Heschka, S.
"A review of the literature for methodological rigor reveals that many studies previously considered supportive are substantially flawed with regard to control groups, failure to control Type-1 error rate, and the possibility of confounding of social desirability and other response sets with self-reports of emotional eating. " Upshot: emotional eating and obesity not correlated [site owner comment].