'People Pleasers' More Prone to Overeating: Study

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'People Pleasers' More Prone to Overeating: Study
Fri, 02-03-2012 - 9:48am

Do you consider yourself a people pleaser? According to Health Day News:

"A warning to certain types as those Super Bowl parties approach: People with a need to please others are more likely to eat too much in social situations, a new study suggests."People pleasers feel more intense pressure to eat when they believe that their eating will help another person feel more comfortable," study lead author Julie Exline, a psychologist at Case Western Reserve University, said in a university news release. "Almost everyone has been in a situation in which they've felt this pressure, but people pleasers seem especially sensitive to it." READ MORE

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