Emotional eating and its relationship to some psychological variables among adult females during the Corona pandemic
The study aimed to verify the factorial structure of the emotional eating scale. study the relationships between the scale's components and some psychological and health variables such as Body Mass Index (BMI), acceptance of bodily image, feeling negative feelings. The study was based on a cross-sectional design of psychological studies. 378 available adult females’ participants were selected. The age of the sample ranged from 18 to 49 years. The sample was dividing by marital status, chronic diseases, and body mass index. The application was carried out electronically on the female volunteers after telling them of the study purpose. Widowed female responses were excluded due to their small number according to the sample size. The factorial structure of bulimia was verified using factor analysis (confirmatory, exploratory). The first-order three-factor factors and the second-order general factor model are confirmed and corresponded. The partial correlation coefficient computed between study variables, after statistical control of the age variable. The results revealed a positive relationship between emotional eating and body mass index. The results revealed an inverse relationship between emotional eating and negative feelings.
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