DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2019.05.002
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Pnina Hertz

Abstract: Feeding and eating disorders are common in children, and may begin in infancy, in infants who nurse or are bottle-fed. The challenges and difficulties involved in feeding and eating are diverse and characterized differently at each developmental stage. There may be a continuum between the lack of parental sensitivity in feeding infants and children and eating disorders in adolescence. In other cases, eating disorders, such as emotional eating in adolescence, are a response to environmental-familial complexity …

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