publication . Other literature type . Article . 2014

Which facets of mindfulness are related to problematic eating among patients seeking bariatric surgery?

Michael E. Levin; Kristy Dalrymple; Susan Himes; Mark Zimmerman;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Apr 2014
  • Publisher: Hosted by Utah State University Libraries
  • Country: United States
Abstract There has been growing research indicating the potential positive benefits of mindfulness-based interventions for obesity, but few studies have examined the relationship of mindfulness processes to obesity-related behaviors, particularly among clinical populations such as bariatric surgery candidates. The current study examined the relationship of specific mindfulness facets to a variety of problematic eating behaviors assessed through diagnostic interviews in a clinical sample of 820 patients seeking bariatric surgery. Results indicated that greater mindfulness on specific facets, particularly acting with awareness, was related to less binge and emotio...
free text keywords: Mindfulness, Obesity, Eating behaviors, Emotional eating, Binge eating, Educational Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental health, Surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Functional contextualism, Psychiatry, Psychological intervention, Acceptance and commitment therapy, medicine.symptom, medicine.disease, Overeating, Psychology, Social psychology
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