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Amiri S, Jamali Y. The Effects of Brain-Behavioral Systems on Body Appreciation Based on Mediating Role of Obsessive Beliefs. Horizon Med Sci. 2019; 25 (1) :64-70
URL: http://hms.gmu.ac.ir/article-1-2982-en.html
1- Department of Psychology, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran. , amirysohrab@yahoo.com
2- Department of Psychology, Allameh Tabatabaei University, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (929 Views)
Aims: The aim of the present study was to investigate Behavioral activation and inhibition systems effects on and inhibition systems on body appreciation according to mediating role of obsessive beliefs in students.
Materials & Methods: For this purpose, 358 students were selected by Multi-stage cluster random sampling, then the brain-behavioral systems, body pleasure and obsessive beliefs questionnaire were distributed among research participants to respond. Collected data were analyzed by using descriptive and correlation indicators, path analysis and independent t-test and SPSS-22 and Lisrel software were used in order to test of the research hypothesis.
Results: Results indicated that a significant positive correlation between behavioral activation system with most components of obsessive beliefs and body appreciation (P<0.05). Also a significant negative correlation was obtained between behavioral inhibition system with most components of obsessive beliefs and body appreciation (p<0.05). Some of obsession beliefs was associated with body appreciation (p<0.05). Also path analysis indicated that mediating role of some of obsession beliefs in association between brain-behavioral systems and body appreciation. Examination the role of gender differences showed that women had higher scores in most variables.
Conclusion: It seems that obsessive-compulsive beliefs play an important role in the psychological vulnerability in comparison to reinforcement sensitivity.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Mental Health
Received: 2018/02/14 | Accepted: 2018/11/27 | Published: 2018/12/22

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