The CNP Diet and Psychosocial Research Category consolidates research exploring the interdependent relationship between dietary intake and the psychosocial aspects of childhood and adolescence. 

To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP summary of the study, click “CNP Summary.” While a small portion of the studies in this research category is available below for free, the full set of studies (and their summaries) are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership (launching January 15, 2022).

2015

Associations between aspects of friendship networks and dietary behavior in youth: findings from a systematized review
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2020

Exploring the directionality in the relationship between descriptive and injunctive parental and peer norms and snacking behavior in a three-year-cross-lagged study
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2015

Following family or friends. Social norms in adolescent healthy eating
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2020

Is adolescents' food intake associated with exposure to the food intake of their mothers and best friends?
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2018

The longitudinal link between mothers' and adolescents' snacking: The moderating role of television viewing
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2019

The relationship between social capital within Its different contexts and adherence to a Mediterranean Diet among Lithuanian adolescents
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2016

The potential of peer social norms to shape food intake in adolescents and young adults: a systematic review of effects and moderators
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2017

Bidirectional associations between psychosocial well-being and adherence to healthy dietary guidelines in European children: prospective findings from the IDEFICS study
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2016

Descriptive peer norms, self-control and dietary behaviour in young adults
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2017

Perceived eating norms and children's eating behaviour: An informational social influence account
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2020

Motivation for and Effect of Cooking Class Participation: A Cross-Sectional Study Following the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
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2017

The longitudinal associations between perceived descriptive peer norms and eating and drinking behavior: An initial examination in young adults
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2020

Preadolescents’ healthy eating behavior: peeping through the social norms approach
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