The Mediator role of emotion focused coping on the relationship between perceived stress and emotional eating

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2018
Yılmaztürk, Nergis Hazal
The purpose of this study was to examine the mediating role of emotion focused coping on the relationship between perceived stress and emotional eating. The sample of the study was consisted of 711 university students (461 female, 250 male). Perceived Stress Scale (PSS), Coping Styles Inventory (CSI), Three Factor Eating Questionnaire (TFEQ - R21), and demographic information form were used in order to collect data in both paper-pencil and online forms. In order to answer research question, simple mediational by bootstrapping sampling method was conducted via SPSS Process macro. Results of the study suggested that there was a positive relationship between perceived stress and emotional eating. Besides, emotion focused coping mediated the association between perceived stress and emotional eating among female participants hence not among male participants. The findings of the current study were discussed in the light of the related literature.

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Citation Formats
N. H. Yılmaztürk, “The Mediator role of emotion focused coping on the relationship between perceived stress and emotional eating,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2018.