Internal-External Control

The role of affect in the maintenance of anorexia nervosa: evidence from a naturalistic assessment of momentary behaviors and emotion.

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Sep 10, 2013

The current study examines the relationship of affect and eating disorder behavior in anorexia nervosa (AN) using ecological momentary assessment. Participants were 118 adult females recruited at three sites from eating disorder treatment centers and community advertisements.

Prevalence of exercise dependence and other behavioral addictions among clients of a Parisian fitness room.

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Jun 16, 2008

AIM OF THE STUDY: Exercise dependence is an inadequate pattern of exercise leading to clinically significant negative consequences. Subjects present loss of control of their physical activity, tolerance, and withdrawal symptoms when they do not practice sport.

Affecting others: social appraisal and emotion contagion in everyday decision making.

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Jul 13, 2009

In a diary study of interpersonal affect transfer, 41 participants reported on decisions involving other people over 3 weeks. Reported anxiety and excitement were reliably related to the perceived anxiety and excitement of another person who was present during decision making.

An experience sampling study of learning, affect, and the demands control support model.

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Jul 14, 2009

The demands control support model (R. A. Karasek & T. Theorell, 1990) indicates that job control and social support enable workers to engage in problem solving. In turn, problem solving is thought to influence learning and well-being (e.g., anxious affect, activated pleasant affect).

How do feelings influence effort? An empirical study of entrepreneurs' affect and venture effort.

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Jul 14, 2009

How do feelings influence the effort of entrepreneurs? To obtain data on this issue, the authors implemented experience sampling methodology in which 46 entrepreneurs used cell phones to provide reports on their affect, future temporal focus, and venture effort twice daily for 24 days.

Is intensive measurement of body image reactive? A two-study evaluation using Ecological Momentary Assessment suggests not.

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Dec 31, 2012

Intensive assessment methods (e.g., Ecological Momentary Assessment [EMA]) are increasingly used to capture body image experiences in daily life. One concern with EMA is multiple assessments may increase reactivity to internal or external cues, potentially biasing measurement.

Binge antecedents in obese women with and without binge eating disorder.

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Apr 04, 2000

In this study, women with binge eating disorder (BED; n = 41) and weight- and age-matched comparison women without BED (NBED; n = 38) monitored their eating for 6 days, using handheld computers to measure mood, appetite, and setting at all eating episodes and comparison noneating episodes.

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