Breakfast, attachment styles and health of female university students

2014 IJRSP – Volume 3 Issue 3


Pervaiz, Zoya*
Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Pakistan (

Sohail, Talat
Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Pakistan (


The present research was carried out on the relationship between breakfast, attachment patterns and health of university students. Correlation research method was used in the study. Purposive sampling was used to collect the sample. Purpose of the study was to explore the link between the breakfast, attachment pattern and health of university students. A sample of 200 university students was selected for the research. Instruments used were Adult Nutrition and Performance Questionnaire, Relationship Questionnaire and General Health Questionnaire. Independent sample chi square was used to explore the relationship between breakfast and health outcome. It was concluded that university student who daily had their breakfast, had better health than those who had irregularity or they omitted breakfast. Analysis of variance was applied to determine the health among three models of attachment. Health among the three attachment styles was slightly insignificant.

Keywords: breakfast; attachment styles; health; self-model; others-model; both-model



*Corresponding Author