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Comparison of Body Dissatisfaction Among Islamic Veil Practicing (IVP), Non-Complete IVP, and Inconsiderate to IVP Women

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00417547
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 1, 2007
Last Update Posted : February 5, 2009
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Information provided by:
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

Brief Summary:
The aim of this research is to examine the social, psychological and Islamic veil practicing (IVP), non-complete IVP and Inconsiderate to IVP correlates of body mass index (BMI) status in a women population. It is hypothesized that women who are IVP would differ on depression, and social variables compared with their non-practicing peers.

Condition or disease
Depression Body Dissatisfaction Obesity Eating Disorders

Detailed Description:
In this cross-sectional study, a population-based sample of 1774 female responded anonymously to an aerobic health club administered questionnaire. Body mass index was calculated from height and weight and categorized into four classes of underweight, normal, overweight, and obese. The questionnaire also included questions about social experiences, body dissatisfaction as Body Shape Questionnaire (BSQ), future goals and Islamic Veil Practicing (IVP). Persian version of Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-II Persian) and Rosenberg Self Esteem Scale was also distributed among six groups of women having IVP/regular exercise (RE), IVP/non-RE, Non-complete IVP/RE, Non-complete IVP/non-RE, Inconsiderate to IVP/RE, and Inconsiderate to IVP/non-RE. Correlations of BMI with social, psychological, future goals and IVP were explored

Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 3000 participants
Official Title: Comparison of Body Dissatisfaction Among Islamic Veil Practicing (IVP), Non-Complete IVP, and Inconsiderate to IVP Women
Study Start Date : February 2006
Study Completion Date : September 2006

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 59 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Open for all women practicing Islamic veil, Non-complete IV, or Inconsiderate to IV

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Overt signs of Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa

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Locations
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Aerobic Health Clubs
Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Investigators
Study Chair: REZA RASTMANESH, Ph.D. Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

Publications of Results:
Responsible Party: Dr Reza Rastmanesh, SBMU
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00417547     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NNFTRI
First Posted: January 1, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 5, 2009
Last Verified: February 2009

Keywords provided by Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences:
Self Concept
Eating Disorder
Body Mass Index
Dressing
Islamic Veil

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Feeding and Eating Disorders
Mental Disorders