Psychometric properties of the Food Thought Suppression Inventory in men

Rachel D. Barnes, Marney A. White

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Abstract

The Food Thought Suppression Inventory (FTSI) recently was validated with an undergraduate female sample. The measure proved to be a highly reliable and valid one-factor measure of food thought suppression. The current study examined the psychometric properties of the FTSI within 289 men. Results suggest that removing one item resulted in a reliable and valid one-factor measure of food thought suppression for men. Similar to the published results with women, the FTSI was related to pathological eating behaviors (e.g. binge eating, compensatory behaviors), and heavier individuals endorsed higher levels of food thought suppression.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1113-1120
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Health Psychology
Volume15
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • binge eating
  • eating disorder
  • men
  • obesity
  • thought suppression
  • weight

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