The Role of Emotion Regulation Difficulties as a Mediator of the Relationship between Body Image Disturbance and Disordered Eating Behavior

Khodabakhsh, Mohamad reza and Borjali, Ahmad and Sohrabi, Faramarz and Farrokhi, Noor Ali Farrokhi (2015) The Role of Emotion Regulation Difficulties as a Mediator of the Relationship between Body Image Disturbance and Disordered Eating Behavior. International Journal of Pediatrics, 3 (2.1). pp. 23-32.

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Abstract

Abstract Background: The prevalence of disordered eating behaviors has been reported to increase in recent decades; therefore, the search for specific psychological variables that may contribute to the etiology of this disorder is of great importance. The current study examined the mediating role of the emotion regulation difficulties on the relationship between body image disturbance and disordered eating behavior among students. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was performed in 2014 upon a sample consisting of 264 students in Allame Tabatabaie University were selected based on a Morgan formula and multi-stage cluster random sampling. Then, participants responded to the questionnaires of emotion regulation difficulties of Gratz and Roemer (2004), The Multidimensional Body-Self Relations Questionnaire (MBSRQ) of Cash (2000) and eating attitudes test of Garner and Garfinkel (1979). The data were analyzed by correlation techniques and multiple regressions.Results: The results showed that there was internal significant correlation among emotion regulation difficulties, body image disturbance and disordered eating behaviors (p

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Journals > International J Pediatrics
Depositing User: IJP IJP
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2017 01:28
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2017 01:28
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/6670

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