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Qom Univ Med Sci J 2017, 10(10): 41-49 Back to browse issues page
The Correlation between Obsessive Compulsive Features and Dimensions of Pathological Eating Attitudes in Non-clinical Samples
Ali Mohammadzadeh *1, Majid Vahedi2
1- Payame Noor University , a_mohammadzadeh@pnu.ac.ir
2- Payame Noor University
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Background and Objectives: Obsessive compulsive symptoms are prevalent in individuals with eating disorders at clinical level. The purpose of this study was to investigate the correlation between obsessive compulsive features and pathological eating attitudes.

Methods: This research is a correlational study. A sample of 790 university students were selected using stratified random sampling method and investigated by Obsessive Compulsive Inventory-Revised (OCI-R), and Eating Attitudes Test (EAT-26) questionnaires. Data were analyzed using multivariate regression analysis.

Results: There were a correlation between obsessive-compulsive features and pathological eating attitudes (p<0.001, r=0.38), The results showed that obsessive-compulsive features can predict 15% of pathological eating attitudes (p<0.001, r2=0.15).

Conclusion: The identified correlation is possibly related to common components between obsessive compulsive and eating disorders.

Keywords: Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Anorexia nervosa, Bulimia nervosa
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: آموزش پزشکی
Received: 2016/12/25 | Accepted: 2016/12/25 | Published: 2016/12/25
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Mohammadzadeh A, Vahedi M. The Correlation between Obsessive Compulsive Features and Dimensions of Pathological Eating Attitudes in Non-clinical Samples. Qom Univ Med Sci J . 2017; 10 (10) :41-49
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