Type D personality and dietary intake: The mediating effects of coping style.

Auteur(s) :
Booth L., Williams L.
Date :
Juin, 2015
Source(s) :
Journal of health psychology. #20:6 p921-917
Adresse :
University of the West of Scotland, UK.

Sommaire de l'article

This study aimed to investigate the relationship between Type D and dietary intake and to determine whether this relationship is mediated by coping. In a cross-sectional study, 187 healthy participants completed a self-report questionnaire measuring Type D personality, dietary intake and coping. Results showed that Type D was associated with maladaptive coping and significantly less healthy food intake, including more consumption of fat and sugar, and significantly less consumption of fruit and vegetables. Regression analyses showed that this relationship was partially mediated by coping. The results suggest that Type D personality may represent a risk factor for unhealthy eating.

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