A path analysis of clinical and demographic variables in body dysmorphic disorder in a student sample

Khanjani, Salime and Haghayegh, Sayed Abbas (2018) A path analysis of clinical and demographic variables in body dysmorphic disorder in a student sample. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 20 (2). pp. 148-158.

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Abstract

Introduction: The Body Dysmorphic Disorder is a common and complex disorder. The aim of this research was to study path analysis of clinical and demographic variables of in Body Dimorphic Disorder in a student sample. Materials and Methods: These research was a correlation study and population was Islamic Azad University of Najafabad students who met diagnosis with body dimorphic disorder. Sampling was done in two stages. In the first stage, 280 students were selected and all of them asked to complete Yale-Brown body dysmorphic disorder questionnaire. 130 students that have equal to or higher than 20 were selected as final sample. In the second phase, questionnaires of body dysmorphic disorder (1986), metacognition thoughts (1994), dysfunctional attitudes (1978), fear of negative evaluation (1983), negative and positive perfectionism (1992), concerns of body image (2005), self-esteem (1967), social anxiety (1969) and demographical variables provided in a single package and give to students and requested them to deliverer within 1 week to the researcher. Data were analyzed using the version 18 software LISREL. Results: The results showed that model has a good fitness. The regression coefficient of model was not significant, but seven paths of model were significant that related to clinical variables (P<0.05). Conclusion: These results can be concluded that some clinical variables in the development of the disorder have a major role there.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2018 04:37
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2018 04:37
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/9782

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