OJMP  Vol.4 No.2 , April 2015
Develop and Validate a Metacognitive-Cognitive-Behavioral Model for Body Dysmorphic Disorder
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a metacognitive-cognitive-behavioral model for body dysmorphic disorder. A sample of 800 participants (400 males and 400 females) was selected randomly and questionnaires were administered to them. Structure analysis was used to test the factor structure validity of the metacognitive-cognitive-behavioral model for body dysmorphic disorder. Results of the structure analysis revealed and supported a metacognitive-cognitive-behavioral model for body dysmorphic disorder. Also, the results showed that the model had the best fit to the data and was closely related to the theoretical assumptions. The model presented in this study illustrates a multidimensional approach that the model focuses on the metacognitive-cognitive-behavioral dimensions; hence, the model presented in this study is a new explanatory model. The model may prompt future research into body dysmorphic disorder and facilitate clinical treatment and case formulation.

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Donyavi, V. , Rabiei, M. , Nikfarjam, M. and Rahnejat, A. (2015) Develop and Validate a Metacognitive-Cognitive-Behavioral Model for Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Open Journal of Medical Psychology, 4, 45-52. doi: 10.4236/ojmp.2015.42005.
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