The Effects of Friend Stress, Trait Anxiety, and Depressive Tendency on Hermit-Type Binge Eating Disorder Behavior: Mediating Effect of Emotional Clarity

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Seung-Yeob Yu

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This study confirmed the effects of friend stress, trait anxiety and depression tendency on emotional clarity and hermit-type binge eating disorder behavior. In addition, it was confirmed whether the perception of emotional clarity had a mediating effect on the behavior of hermit-type binge eating disorder. Covariate structural analysis was conducted to determine the effects of friend stress, trait anxiety, and depressive tendencies on hermit type binge eating behavior. First, it was shown that friend stress, trait anxiety, and depression tend to have a significant effect on emotional clarity. In other words, friend stress had a significant effect on emotional clarity. Trait anxiety had a significant effect on emotional clarity. The tendency of depression had a significant effect on emotional clarity. Second, friend stress and trait anxiety were found to have a significant effect on hermit-type binge eating behavior. In other words, friend stress had a significant effect on hermit-type binge eating behavior. Trait anxiety had a significant effect on hermit eating behavior. On the other hand, depression tendency did not affect hermit eating behavior. Third, emotional clarity had no significant effect on hermit-type binge eating behavior. Therefore, no mediating effect was observed. This study is valuable in confirming how the stress of friends, trait anxiety, and depression tend to affect hermit -type binge eating behavior among college students. In addition, it is meaningful that the recognition of emotional clarity confirmed the mediating effect of hermit type binge eating behavior.

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Seung-Yeob Yu. (2021). The Effects of Friend Stress, Trait Anxiety, and Depressive Tendency on Hermit-Type Binge Eating Disorder Behavior: Mediating Effect of Emotional Clarity. Annals of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, 1589 - 1601. Retrieved from http://annalsofrscb.ro/index.php/journal/article/view/274
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