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Psychological Approaches: Weight Gain

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At the family dinner table, Midge pushes her food around and barely eats anything. Midge knows she needs to eat to survive, but she is afraid to eat too much and gain weight as she was bullied as a younger adolescent for being overweight, which negatively affected her self-esteem.

What psychological approach best describes each aspect of Midge's behavior?

A

Humanistic.

B

Cognitive.

C

Behavioral.

D

Biopsychosocial.

E

Sociocultural.