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Research Article

Negative Affect Mediates Effects of Psychological Stress on Disordered Eating in Young Chinese Women

  • Jue Chen mail,

    chenjue2088@yahoo.com.cn (JC); wangzhen@smhc.org.cn (ZW)

    Affiliation: Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China

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  • Zhen Wang mail,

    chenjue2088@yahoo.com.cn (JC); wangzhen@smhc.org.cn (ZW)

    Affiliation: Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China

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  • Boliang Guo,

    Affiliation: Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom

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  • Jon Arcelus,

    Affiliations: Loughborough University Centre for Research into Eating Disorders (LUCRED), Loughborough, Leicestershire, United Kingdom, Leicester Eating Disorders Service, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom

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  • Haiyin Zhang,

    Affiliation: Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China

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  • Xiuzhen Jia,

    Affiliation: Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China

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  • Yong Xu,

    Affiliation: Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China

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  • Jianyin Qiu,

    Affiliation: Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China

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  • Zeping Xiao,

    Affiliation: Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China

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  • Min Yang

    Affiliation: Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom

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  • Published: October 05, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046878

About the Authors

Jue Chen, Zhen Wang, Haiyin Zhang, Xiuzhen Jia, Yong Xu, Jianyin Qiu, Zeping Xiao
Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China
Boliang Guo, Min Yang
Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Jon Arcelus
Loughborough University Centre for Research into Eating Disorders (LUCRED), Loughborough, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Jon Arcelus
Leicester Eating Disorders Service, Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JC ZW MY. Performed the experiments: JC ZW XJ YX JQ. Analyzed the data: JC BG MY. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HZ ZX MY. Wrote the paper: JC JA BG.