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Understanding Eating Behavior

Morin, Karen H. PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN

MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: July/August 2014 - Volume 39 - Issue 4 - p 269
doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000054
ONGOING COLUMNS: Nutrition for the Family

Consideration of eating patterns, eating norms, and social context are important in understanding nutritional behavior and knowing how best to counsel patients to promote good nutrition.

Karen H. Morin is a Professor and Director of the PhD program, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, and an Editorial Board Member of MCN. She can be reached via e-mail at

The author declares no conflict of interest.

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