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RBS 2021, 18(4): 460-469 Back to browse issues page
The Effectiveness of Emotion Regulation Training with Diet on Mental Flexibility and Self-Regulatory Behavior in Overweight Adolescents
Nazanin Fahimi , Azar Kiamarsi , Reza Kazemi , Mohammad Narimani
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Ardabil Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ardabil, Iran , A.Kiamarsi@iauardabil.ac.ir
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Aim and Background: Overweight and obesity is one of the health problems of developing and developed countries and is increasing at an alarming rate throughout the world, especially in children and adolescents. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of emotion regulation training along with diet on psychological flexibility and self-regulatory behavior of overweight adolescents.
Methods and Materials: This research was a quasi-experimental study that was a practical and semi-experimental design of pre-test, post-test and follow-up with a control and experimental group. The statistical population of the present study included all female adolescents of the first secondary school of Tonekabon city in the academic year of 1998-99, whose number was 286. Research sample 30 students were selected by multi-stage cluster sampling method and randomly assigned to the experimental and control groups (15 experimental, 15 control). For data collection, Brown et al. (1991) Self-Regulation Scale, Bond et al. (2011) Acceptance and Practice Questionnaire (Mental Flexibility), and Body Mass Index (BMI) were used before and after the training. Emotion regulation training was performed as a group on the experimental group and during this period the members of the control group did not receive any intervention. Research data were analyzed by multivariate analysis of covariance and Bonferren post hoc test in SPSS24.
Findings: It showed that emotion regulation training along with diet was effective on psychological flexibility and self-regulatory behavior of overweight adolescents.
Conclusions: According to the obtained results, emotion regulation training along with diet has an effect on increasing mental flexibility and improving the self-regulatory behavior of overweight adolescents.
Keywords: Emotion regulation with diet, Mental flexibility, Self-regulatory behavior, Overweight.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Accepted: 2021/02/12 | Published: 2021/02/12
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Fahimi N, Kiamarsi A, Kazemi R, Narimani M. The Effectiveness of Emotion Regulation Training with Diet on Mental Flexibility and Self-Regulatory Behavior in Overweight Adolescents. RBS. 2021; 18 (4) :460-469
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