The fact that this prominent construct was not a predictor variable of ED proneness in the TGNC group provides some support for the notion that the etiology of eating disorder pathology in this population differs from the cisgender groups, and may be driven more so by dissatisfaction with sex features that are inconsistent with one's gender identity than general affective disturbance, resulting in these individuals seeking bodily modifications that are more consistent with their gender as suggested by Diemer et al. What is it, Mr. A further aim was to identify and compare risk and protective factors, and examine a mediational model based on the interpersonal theory of eating disorders IPT-EDwhereby the association between interpersonal factors and ED proneness would be mediated by psychological constructs pertaining to the self and negative affect. Arlington, VA: In light of the aforementioned considerations, the rationale for our study was to 1 contribute to the minimal research to date that has compared eating disorder symptoms in gay men, lesbian women, and TGNC adults; 2 understand the factors that may be involved in susceptibility to an eating disorder in these groups using an empirically-supported theoretical model i. And I welcome my son home.
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Jon Pack. The association between perceived stigma and ED proneness was also mediated by depression in the gay men. Such findings are in accordance with the minority stress model, which highlights the role of stigma in the etiology of mental health problems among minority populations such as gay men and lesbian women Meyer,
A Mediation model of thwarted belongingness on ED proneness in lesbian women.