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Autoeficacia en el control de la conducta de ingesta: Adaptación al castellano de la Eating Self-Efficacy Scale

Psicothema, ISSN 0214-9915, Vol. 15, Nº. 1, 2003, pags. 36-40
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ABSTRACT El presente estudio analiza la estructura factorial y las propiedades psicométricas de la Eating Self-Efficacy Scale (ESES; Glynn y Ruderman, 1986), un instrumento desarrollado para medir la autoeficacia en relación a la ingesta alimentaria. En el estudio han participado 298 sujetos distribuidos en dos grupos: con normopeso (n= 193) y con exceso de peso (n= 105). Los análisis factoriales exploratorios apoyan la existencia de una estructura bidimensional, con los factores Afecto Negativo y Circunstancias Socialmente Aceptables. El análisis factorial confirmatorio corrobora este modelo de dos factores con una muestra independiente (N= 345). La escala y sus subdimensiones muestran un elevado nivel de consistencia interna. Por último, se han encontrado asociaciones entre las puntuaciones a la ESES y otras variables con las que hipotéticamente estarían relacionadas.

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