Eating Behavior Patterns` and Psychological Factors of Malaysian University Students

Abdul Mujeeb Khan,Azman Shahdan,Rahamattullah khan

Malaysia's obesity is growing rapidly. Survey-2010 by the World Health Organization ranked Malaysia sixth with the highest rate of adult obesity in Asia. Obesity contributes in severe health problems, drastically reduces quality of life and causes Psychosocial problems. College / university is a critical time of unhealthy changes in student eating behaviors. Study investigated association between eating behaviour and obesity. Study examined differences in eating behaviour of normal, overweight and obese students and their Psychological health at University Pendidikan Sultan Idris-(UPSI). Purpose was to examine university student’s eating behaviour as contributing factor to obesity.

Volume 11 | 08-Special Issue

Pages: 114-117