Psychometric properties of Persian version of Dutch Eating Behavior Questionnaire

Nejati, Vahid and Alipour, Farshid and Saeidpour, Saber and Bodaghi, Elahe (2017) Psychometric properties of Persian version of Dutch Eating Behavior Questionnaire. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 20 (1). pp. 5-14.

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Abstract

Introduction: The aim of this study was to assess the psychometric properties of Persian version of Dutch Eating Behavior Questionnaire in Iranian society. Materials and Methods: In this descriptive study, among all students are educated population Beheshti and Kharazmi University in Tehran (Mar-May 2016), 440 people targeted sampling method were selected considering Inclusion and exclusion criteria, Dutch Eating Behavior Questionnaire, food cravings (Form Trait) and food cravings awareness and acceptance scale used to collect data. Dutch Eating Behavior Questionnaire was studied by methods of internal consistency, test-retest correlations, and correlations with each other. In addition to verify the validity, confirmatory factor analysis model, correlations between subscales and criterion validity were used. Results: Cronbach's alpha range (77 to 83) revealed that Persian version of Dutch Eating Behavior Questionnaire scale and subscales had good internal consistency. Also, the total score and subscales were significantly correlated with each other. The test-retest coefficients (72 to 83) represent the stability scale. Confirmatory factor analysis model supported of Persian version of Dutch Eating Behavior Questionnaire. Finally, there are certain patterns of correlation coefficients between subscales Persian version of Dutch Eating Behavior Questionnaire scale with body mass index, food craving and cravings awareness and acceptance, showed good criterion validity of the scale. Â Conclusion: Dutch Eating Behavior Questionnaire appropriate psychometric properties in Iranian society, Due to the lack of internal tools in this area And the importance of this questionnaire specifying the type of response and behavior toward overeating And issues related to the obesity treatments and psychological consequences of obesity, this tools can be widely used in clinical and research domains.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WD Nutrition Disease and metabolic diseases
WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2018 07:04
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2018 07:04
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/9438

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