Turkish version of the Yale Food Addiction Scale: preliminary results of factorial structure, reliability, and construct validity


BÜYÜKTUNCER DEMİREL Z., AKYOL MUTLU A., AYAZ A., NERGİZ ÜNAL R., AKSOY B., Cosgun E., ...More

JOURNAL OF HEALTH POPULATION AND NUTRITION, vol.38, no.1, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s41043-019-0202-4
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF HEALTH POPULATION AND NUTRITION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: Food addiction, Yale Food Addiction Scale, Psychometric properties, Validation, Turkish population, PRELIMINARY VALIDATION, EATING ATTITUDES, CONSUMPTION, ASSOCIATION, APPETITE, RECEPTOR, OBESITY, SUGAR, DOPAMINE, CHILDREN
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS) was established to identify individuals exhibiting signs of addiction towards certain types of food. This study aimed to develop a Turkish version of the Yale Food Addiction Scale and test its psychometric properties.