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Rezaei M, Aflakseir A, Mohammadi N, Yavari A H, Ghayour M. Study of the Perfectionism Role and Body Mass Index in Prediction of Eating Disorders with Mediating the Role of Body Dissatisfaction among Female Students of University. JRUMS. 2015; 14 (3) :223-234
URL: http://journal.rums.ac.ir/article-1-2281-en.html

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Background and Objective: The eating disorder is one of the most psychological disorders in women. There are many causes of eating disorder , which include perfectionism, body mass index (BMI) and body dissatisfaction. Therefore, the aim of this study was to design and test a model of perfectionism, BMI as precedents for eating disorder with mediating the role of body dissatisfaction among female students of university.

Materials and Methods: The designed model in this descriptive study was tested in a sample of 302 female students of Shiraz University in the academic year 2013-2014. Eating Attitude Test (EAT-26), Perfectionism Ahvaz Scale and Body Shape Questionnaire (BSQ-8D) were used to assess eating disorder, perfectionism and body dissatisfaction. The proposed model was tested based on structural equations modeling (SEM). In order to test the mediating effects of the proposed model and determine their significance, Cohen and Cohen method was used.

Results: The findings indicated that the proposed model is suitable. The results also supported the mediating role of body dissatisfaction in the relationship between BMI, perfectionism and eating disorder.

Conclusion: The perfectionism and BMI were good precedents and body dissatisfaction was good mediator for eating disorder in female students. Due to the impact of these disorders on physical and mental health of young people, the lifestyle, environmental, and social aspects influencing the development eating disorders and body dissatisfaction in this group should be monitored.

Key words: Body Mass Index, Body dissatisfaction, Eating disorder, Perfectionism, Female students of university

 

Funding: This study did not have any funds.

Conflict of interest: None declared.

Ethical approval: The Ethics Committee of  Shiraz University approved the study.

 

How to cite this article: Rezaei M, Aflakseir A, Mohammadi N, Yavari AH, Ghayour M. Study of the Perfectionism Role and Body Mass Index in Prediction of Eating Disorders with Mediating the Role of Body Dissatisfaction among Female Students of University. J RafsanjanUniv Med Sci 2015 14(3): 223-34 [Farsi]

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: روانپزشكي
Received: 2014/08/28 | Accepted: 2015/04/8 | Published: 2015/06/9

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