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The Mediating Role of Self-esteem in the Relationship between Perfectionism and Exercise Dependence
Örebro University, School of Law, Psychology and Social Work.
Örebro University, School of Law, Psychology and Social Work.
2017 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Självkänslans medierande roll i relationen mellan perfektionism och träningsberoende (Swedish)
Abstract [en]

The purpose with the study was to investigate some of the factors thatmight contribute to the development of exercise dependence. This byinvestigating if self-esteem works as a mediator in the relationshipbetween perfectionism and exercise dependence. We conducted anonline survey among regular exercisers in Sweden (N = 177). Themediating analysis showed that self-esteem partially explained theassociation between perfectionism and exercise dependence. That is,self-esteem can help clarify the nature of the relationship. In conclusion,this study reveals that it is important to further investigate theunderlying psychological mechanisms to why some people are exercise dependent.

Abstract [sv]

Syftet med denna studie var att undersöka några faktorer som kan bidratill utvecklandet av träningsberoende. Detta genom att undersöka omsjälvkänsla fungerar som en mediator i förhållandet mellanperfektionism och träningsberoende. Vi utförde en enkät online påmänniskor som tränar regelbundet i Sverige (N = 177). Den medierandeanalysen visade att självkänsla delvis förklarade associationen mellanperfektionism och träningsberoende. Alltså, självkänsla kan hjälpa attklargöra relationen mellan perfektionism och träningsberoende.Sammanfattningsvis har denna studie visat att det är viktigt att vidareundersöka de underliggande psykologiska mekanismerna till varför vissa människor är träningsberoende.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2017. , 34 p.
Keyword [en]
self-oriented perfectionism, socially prescribed perfectionism, self-esteem, exercise dependence
Keyword [sv]
själv-orienterad perfektionism, socialt beskriven perfektionism, självkänsla, träningsberoende
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Psychology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-58542OAI: oai:DiVA.org:oru-58542DiVA: diva2:1120093
Subject / course
Psykologi
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Available from: 2017-07-05 Created: 2017-07-05

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