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Examining emotion regulation in binge-eating disorder

Walenda, Anna; Kostecka, Barbara; Santangelo, Philip S. 1; Kucharska, Katarzyna
1 Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)


Inefficient mechanisms of emotional regulation appear essential in understanding the development and maintenance of binge-eating disorder (BED). Previous research focused mainly on a very limited emotion regulation strategies in BED, such as rumination, suppression, and positive reappraisal. Therefore, the aim of the study was to assess a wider range of emotional regulation strategies (i.e. acceptance, refocusing on planning, positive refocusing, positive reappraisal, putting into perspective, self-blame, other-blame, rumination, and catastrophizing), as well as associations between those strategies and binge-eating-related beliefs (negative, positive, and permissive), and clinical variables (eating disorders symptoms, both anxiety, depressive symptoms, and alexithymia).

Women diagnosed with BED (n = 35) according to the DSM-5 criteria and healthy women (n = 41) aged 22–60 years were assessed using: the Eating Attitudes Test-26, the Eating Beliefs Questionnaire-18, the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, the Toronto Alexithymia Scale-20, the Cognitive Emotion Regulation Questionnaire, and the Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale. ... mehr

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000139336
Veröffentlicht am 29.10.2021
DOI: 10.1186/s40479-021-00166-6
Zitationen: 9
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaft (IfSS)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2021
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 2051-6673
KITopen-ID: 1000139336
Erschienen in Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation
Verlag Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden
Band 8
Heft 1
Seiten 25
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