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Validity of the Yale Food Addiction Scale for Children (YFAS-C): Classical test theory and item response theory of the Persian

Body Composition Assessment
Lin et al.
Used Parameters : MM, BFM

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Hong-kong

Journal : Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity

Purpose To examine whether the child/adolescent version of the Yale Food Addiction Scale (YFAS-C) is valid to assess the Iranian adolescents who are overweight. Methods After using an internationally standardized method to translate the YFAS-C into Persian, 1186 overweight/obese adolescents aged between 13 and 18 years participated in the present study [666 males; mean age= 15.5 (SD= 1.9) years; zBMI= 2.5 (1.0) kg/m 2]. All the participants completed the Persian YFAS-C alongside Persian versions of the following …
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