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Table 2 Domains of YFAS (n = 376)

From: An exploratory study of food addiction in Indian youth

Domain Number of participants satisfying the criteria (percentage)
Taken in larger amount and for longer period than intended 56 (14.9%)
Persistent desire or repeated unsuccessful attempts to quit 334 (88.8%)
Much time/activity to obtain, use, recover 97 (25.8%)
Important social, occupational, or recreational activities given up or reduced 76 (20.2%)
Use continues despite knowledge of adverse consequences 95 (25.3%)
Tolerance 162 (43.1%)
Withdrawal symptoms 49 (13.0%)
Clinically significant impairment or distress 58 (16.4%)
Diagnosis of food addiction 50 (13.3%)