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Investigating vulnerability for developing eating disorders in a multi-confessional population

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dc.contributor.author Doumit, Rita
dc.contributor.author Khazen, Georges
dc.contributor.author Zeeni, Nadine
dc.contributor.author Kazandjian, Chant
dc.contributor.author Long, JoAnn
dc.contributor.author Katsounari, Ioanna
dc.date.accessioned 2016-03-17T09:44:47Z
dc.date.available 2016-03-17T09:44:47Z
dc.date.copyright 2017
dc.date.issued 2016-03-17
dc.identifier.issn 0010-3853 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/3348
dc.description.abstract The present study aimed to examine the vulnerability to eating disorders (ED) among 949 Lebanese female young adults as well as its association with stress, anxiety, depression, body image dissatisfaction (BID), dysfunctional eating, body mass index, religious affiliation (Christian, Muslim, Druze or Other), religiosity and activity level. Results showed that anxiety had the greatest effect on increasing the predisposition to ED, followed by stress level, BID, depression and restrained eating. Affiliating as Christian was found to significantly decrease the vulnerability to developing an ED. Furthermore, the interaction of anxiety with intrinsic religiosity was found to have a protective role on reducing ED. The current study emphasized a buffering role of intrinsic religiosity against anxiety and ED vulnerability. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Investigating vulnerability for developing eating disorders in a multi-confessional population en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SAS en_US
dc.author.school SON
dc.author.idnumber 200200810 en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201105253
dc.author.idnumber 201000400
dc.author.woa N/A en_US
dc.author.department Computer Science and Mathematics en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Community Mental Health Journal en_US
dc.journal.volume 53
dc.article.pages 107-116 en_US
dc.keywords Predisposition en_US
dc.keywords Vulnerability en_US
dc.keywords Eating disorders en_US
dc.keywords Religiosity en_US
dc.keywords Anxiety en_US
dc.keywords Depression en_US
dc.keywords Stress en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10597-015-9872-6 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Doumit, R., Khazen, G., Katsounari, I., Kazandjian, C., Long, J., & Zeeni, N. (2015). Investigating vulnerability for developing eating disorders in a multi-confessional population. Community mental health journal, 53, 107-116. en_US
dc.author.email rita.doumit@lau.edu.lb
dc.author.email nadine.zeeni@lau.edu.lb
dc.author.email GKhazen@lau.edu.lb
dc.identifier.url http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10597-015-9872-6
dc.orcid.id https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1374-2751 en_US


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