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ORIGINAL ARTICLE IN BEHAVIORAL PSYCHOLOGY: Relationship between social media use and disordered eating behavior among female university students in Qatar
( Edizioni FS , 2019 , Article)
Introduction: Abundant literature has established the negative impact of traditional media on body image and disordered eating behaviors among young women. In the past few years, social media use has soared especially ...
Testing Western Media Icons Influence on Arab Women’s Body Size and Shape Ideals: An Experimental Approach
( MDPI , 2018 , Article)
Western media globalization is implicated in the spread of the thin body ideal to traditional societies. Qatar—a small conservative Middle-Eastern country—has recently witnessed rapid Westernization, but the influence ...
Associations between weight loss difficulty, disordered eating behaviors and poor weight loss outcomes in Arab female university students
( Elsevier , 2020 , Article)
Little is known about the impact of eating behaviors on weight management efforts among college students in non-Western settings. This study aimed to explore the relationship between eating behaviors, weight loss outcomes, ...
Assessing the factor structure and measurement invariance of the eating attitude test (EAT-26) across language and BMI in young Arab women
( BioMed Central , 2018 , Article)
Background: The objective of the study was to determine the factorial structure and test the measurement invariance of the EAT-26 in a large probability sample of young female university students in Qatar (n = 2692), a ...