American Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017, Pages: 40-44
Received: Jun. 18, 2017;
Accepted: Jul. 19, 2017;
Published: Aug. 14, 2017
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Seyyed Mohammad Moosavi, Department of Psychiatry, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran
Fatemeh Amini, Department of Psychology, Islamic Azad University of Sari, Sari, Iran
Aim of current study was to offer structural model regarding role of anxiety, depression and anger in eating disorder. Noting morbidity and mushrooming trend of eating disorder in clinical settings and its antagonistic features among afflicted individuals, with respect to clinical implication and, theoretical dimensions, conducting current study seemed vital. Materials and Methods: This study was descriptive-correlational study. Statistical society of current study, consisted of 750 individuals with BMI ≥ 25, who were admitted to nutrition clinic at Sari General Hospital (Sari, Iran). Sample size was specified as 226 according to Krejcie and Morgan Table. We used DASS-20 with respect to depression, anxiety and stress assessment; Spielberger’s State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory in clinical patients with respect to anger assessment, EDDS (Eating disorder diagnostic scale) regarding assessment of eating disorders (anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder). With respect to data analyze, SPSS-22 and structural equation modeling and regression model via Lisrel test were used. Results: According to results of current study, anxiety, depression and aggression maintain positive and influential roles with respect to anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder.
Seyyed Mohammad Moosavi,
Role of Anxiety, Depression and Anger in Eating Disorders-Structural Model, American Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience.
Vol. 5, No. 4,
2017, pp. 40-44.
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