SATIETY MECHANISM By N., Sam M.S. - 3 Processes or systems within the body which are responsible for the regulation of food or fluid consumption. See also: appetitive behavior. SATIETY MECHANISM: "She overate because she ignored her satiety mechanism." Related Psychology Terms Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development HUNGER DRIVE ANTISOCIAL REACTION ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Identifying Relevant Theories and Models HOMEOSTASIS HABIT CHILD PSYCHIATRY IMITATION CEREBRAL CORTEX Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SATIETY MECHANISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/satiety-mechanism/ (accessed June 30, 2022).